I have to admit that I am a reader by nature. Before I read this book I couldn't have told you what my favorite book was. There were so many. And then Evergreen by Belva Plain. Wow! What a book! I absolutely loved how it starts with her as a little girl and then has her grow up and have children and then include not only her children's lives but there spouses and children. Oh I can't say that I have ever read a better book than this one! It is, now I can finally say, My Favorite Book, THE BEST BOOK I HAVE EVER READ IN MY LIFE!