A Piece of the World Author:Christina Baker Kline To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andr... more »ew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century.« less
A wonderful, heartwarming read. The characters in this book are based on actual characters and there experiences during a lifetime. The main character, Christina Olson is a strong determined soul, working to get through day to day, fighting to care for her family and maintain her dignity.
Meeting obstacles, that would stump others, she fights to protect her family and her property.
Although a work of fiction and fact entwined the author has incorporated elements of both to bring life to this novel.
Once you start reading it, you will have a difficult time putting itdown.