Beth Lowe has been sent a parcel. Inside is a letter informing her that her long-estranged mother has died, and a scrapbook Beth has never seen before. Entitled The Book of Summers, it's stuffed with photographs and mementos complied by her mother to record the seven glorious childhood summers Beth spent in rural Hungary. It was a time when she trod the tightrope between separated parents and two very different countries; her bewitching but imperfect Hungarian mother and her gentle, reticent English father; the dazzling ...

The Book of Summers 2012, Mira Books, Don Mills, Ont.

ISBN-13: 9780778314110

Trade paperback

The Book of Summers 2012, Thorndike Press, Detroit

ISBN-13: 9781410452702

Large type / large print