All of us mothers owe a debt to those willing to take on the mother uglies. Keeps a grown woman from crying sometimes. Sometimes it feels like we have someone to cry with. And it gives a mother a friend in the dark of night.
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David Grossman's beautifully raw novel, To the End of the Land, recounts one woman's walk across Israel while her 18-year-old son is called up for a 28-day military exercise.
The book shows great humor, humility, and grace as Stecher opens her heart to share her and her son's personal struggles over the years.
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