5 Stars Out Of 5
from a Field of Daisies to a House divided
April 22, 2013
Review of `Field of Daisies'
by Cherie Kasper
Andrea lived her young years with very little attention from her parents. Her happiest years were spent at her Grandmother and Grandfather's farm. She had the freedom to run and play, ride her horse Dolly and grow up `spoiled' with love.
During a three week visit during her 14th year from a family friend of her fathers she met Lans. A love developed between them spending time in a field of daisies.
The younger years of Andrea's strengthened her character so that later she would be able to stay the course of continued time as a caregiver for her mother. Andrea had seen what Alzheimer's had done to her Grandfather, and how her mother had handled it, or not handled it. Now she was faced with how she was going to stay the course, but at what cost to her family.
Would this be the wedge that tears them apart? How would it affect her relationship with her children? Does she find that one special person who is there for her when she really needs it? And most of all, how does she deal with news about herself?
Barbara Hattemer captured my attention from the beginning to the end of this eventful story as she wove together three generations of a family with Alzheimers. I identified with the story and with Barbara as a similar situation has occurred in my family. We can always have HOPE.
I received a copy of the book from bookfun.org for my honest opinion.