Carey, Jacqueline. The Crossley baby.

AuthorTheiss, Nola
PositionBrief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

CAREY, Jacqueline. The Crossley baby. Random House, Ballantine, 304p, c2003. 0-345-45991-1. $13.95. SA

Three sisters grow up together and then take very separate paths as adults. While they love each other, they also find plenty to disagree about. When the oldest, and wildest, sister dies, leaving a baby, the other two sisters find themselves caught in a dilemma: who should take the baby? While one sister is a stay-at-home mother and the other is a hard-hitting busy executive, the answer is not as obvious as it seems. When does sibling rivalry finally let go of its hold and family feuding fade? In spite of these stereotypical conflicts, the author's...

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