Olive Kitteridge

Elizabeth Strout.

At the edge of the continent, in the small town of Crosby, Maine, lives Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher who deplores the changes in her town and in the world at large but doesn't always recognize the changes in those around her.


Ruth Ann JohnsonPosted July 15, 2009

Olive Kitteridge is an enigma. Mostly contentious but occasionally worthy of the reader's sympathy, perhaps because we see her in ourselves. Set in coastal Maine described over a period of years in its rugged beauty and hardship, this novel-in-storie...

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