Book Reviews of Kissing Cousins: A Memory

Kissing Cousins: A Memory
Kissing Cousins A Memory
Author: Hortense Calisher
ISBN-13: 9781555841942
ISBN-10: 1555841945
Publication Date: 10/1988
Pages: 118
Edition: 1st ed
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Publisher: Grove Pr
Book Type: Hardcover
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Hortense Calisher conjures up the rich and varied textures of her childhood,of her Southern Jewish family, and especially of her "kissing cousin" Katie Pyle--a woman some twenty years Hortense's senior. Katie: equal parts openness and reserve, mystery and straightforwardness, an ever-ermerging presence at crucial times in her cousin's life. Kissing Cousins is a masterpiece of reminiscence. (from the book flap)

I enjoyed it--the writing style was lovely, but sometimes I felt I wasn't getting the whole message.