A Family Memoir
Washington Square Press, 9780671028510, 224pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 1999
Praise For Treetops: A Family Memoir…
The Wall Street Journal
Ms. Cheever's...coolly intelligent perspective...provides a clear, hard-edged picture of the snobbery, sexism, anti-Semitism adultery, alcoholism, and emotional dishonesty that were part and parcel of those swimming pools and
The Washington Post Book World
Engrossing...moving...Treetops is Susan Cheever's...most satisfyingly realized work to date.
This smooth, articulate, inviting book takes us into the lair of a celebrated family. Susan Cheever, with keen observation and incisive character sketches, offers a tantalizingly spare memoir.
Los Angeles Times
Treetops may well be Susan Cheever's masterpiece.
New York Daily News
Because it's such a fascinating family, it's a fascinating book, but it's not always a pretty story, and one has to admire Susan Cheever's courage in telling it....Her greatest gifts come across in her memoirs....Home Before Dark and Treetops have established her as a very accomplished writer.