The setting is the seashore and as the author picks up shells she reflects how each symbolizes a facet of her development as a woman from young love to middle age and studies the ebb and flow of human relationships and upholds the importance of the free and individual spirit of woman and man.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 09/11/1992
- Category: Diaries, letters & journals
- ISBN: 9780701149635