The End of the Point


EndOfThePoint PB c“With her fourth and most emotionally textured novel, Graver proves herself a master chronicler of the ever-spiraling human comedy.  The End of the Point is a work of uncommon gracefulness, as much in its boundless empathy as in the luminosity of its prose.”–Jan Stuart, The Boston Globe

“Eloquent . . . Graver’s engaging, expansive storytelling allows us to take up residence inside the mind of a host of different characters, watching as they create their own pictures of the world around them, as they invest certain places and people with mythical significance.”  –Alida Becker, The New York Times

A place out of time, Ashaunt Point—a tiny finger of land jutting into Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts—has provided sanctuary and anchored life for generations of the Porter family, who spend summers along its remote, rocky shore. But in 1942, the U.S. Army arrives on the Point, bringing havoc and change . . .  read more  


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Published on April 15, 2014 at 8:00 am  Comments Off