Edith's Diary (Paperback)
Atlantic Monthly Press, 9780871132963, 317pp.
Publication Date: January 18, 1994
As Edith Howland's life becomes harsh, her diary entries only become brighter and brighter. She invents a happy life. As she knits for imaginary grandchildren, the real world recedes. Her descent into madness is subtle, appalling, and entirely believable.