by Grace Dane Mazur
Reviewed by Janet:
Celia Cohen is in her Brookline garden, preparing for her son’s wedding rehearsal dinner, contemplating this merging of families. The Cohens are academics, activists, and artists, while the Barlows are lawyers who play golf and read the Wall Street Journal. The seating chart at the beginning of the novel sets the stage for this magical and compelling story of family, dreams, and happiness.