'All This Heavenly Glory'
By: Elizabeth Crane
(Hardcover / 240 Pages / Little, Brown & Company / ISBN: 0316000892 / $22.95)
Description: Here are the events that make up a life: a junior-high-school fashion crisis, a best friend's betrayal, substance abuse, recovery, finding a satisfying career, dating fiascos, the perfect relationship, the illness and slow death of a parent. This is the life of Charlotte Anne Byers, told by Elizabeth Crane, whose debut, 'When the Messenger Is Hot', has been praised across the country for its humor and grace.
Reviewed by Gail Cooke