Eye of my heart: 27 writers reveal the hidden pleasures and perils of being a grandmother

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“These clear-eyed essays offer humor and insight as they take on the multigenerational lives many of us now lead.”—Cokie Roberts, author of We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters

 

In theNew York Times bestseller Eye of My Heart, edited by Barbara Graham, 27 writers reveal the hidden pleasures and perils of being a grandmother—in essays that are honest, eye-opening, poignant, witty, and provocative. With contributions by Elizabeth Berg, Judith Guest, Mary Pipher, Judith Viorst, and a host of other acclaimed literary artists representing a wide range of voices and experiences,Eye of My Heart is a clear-eyed celebration of a grand institution and an all-important epoch in a woman’s life.

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