The End of Your Life Book Club - Crossing to Safety-Seventy Verses of Emptiness Summary & Analysis

Will Schwalbe
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Crossing to Safety-Seventy Verses of Emptiness Summary

In Crossing to Safety, Will and his mother begin their book club one day while they wait for his mother's blood-test results to return. She needs these results before she can undergo chemo. The first book she reads is Crossing t Safety by Wallace Stegner. Will has worked in publishing for a long time. Since one of the characters in the novel is dying of cancer, he naturally wants to talk to his mom about the book once he finishes it. They have already read many books together before this one, and something Will has learned from his mother is that reading isn't the opposite of doing, it is the opposite of dying.

In "Appointment in Samara", both Will and his mother are very interested in opening lines of novels. His mother and...

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