Caleb's Crossing - Geraldine Brooks A lovely book. Really more Bethia's journey than Caleb's crossing, though his crossing was, indeed, significant to the book and the story. What I enjoyed most was the imagining of a young intelligent, headstrong woman in the 1600's and the difficulties she faced. A very nice historical account of life in coastal New England during that period. We have indeed, come a long way baby.....