By May Sarton
May Sarton’s sincere and engrossing magazine of her 70th yr, spent dwelling and dealing at the Maine coast
may well Sarton’s journals are an enthralling examine a wealthy creative lifestyles. during this, her ode to getting older, she savors the day-by-day pleasures of tending to her backyard, taking care of her canine, and exciting site visitors at her loved Maine domestic by means of the ocean. Her recollections are uncooked, and her observations are infused with the poetic candor for which Sarton—over the process her decades-long career—became known.
An enlightening glimpse right into a time—the early 1980s—and an age, At Seventy is instantaneously particular and common, supplying a distinct window into septuagenarian existence that readers of all generations will get pleasure from. now and then mournful and at others hopeful, it is a appealing memoir of the 12 months within which Sarton, on reflection on all of it, may possibly proclaim, “I am extra myself than i've got ever been.”