A Live Coal in the Sea by Madeleine L’Engle

The heroines of this book are Camilla Xanthakos, an astronomy professor at a small New England university and her granddaughter Raffi, a student at the same school. One evening Raffi comes to Camilla’s house and asks, “are you my grandmother or not?” Camilla then delves into four generations of family history involving desertion, infidelity, miscarriage, … More A Live Coal in the Sea by Madeleine L’Engle