Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Morrow, (2003.). First edition - This debut novel has an intriguing premise - forty years after he abandoned his wife, their young son, and his family's dairy farm in a small cow town in California's Sonoma County, Bill is driven to return and perhaps to make amends -but he finds only a ragged skeleton of the boyhood farm he remembered and his family unmoved and indifferent to his return. The story is told through the eyes of his second wife, Nora, 20 years younger, and herself a victim of her own troubled past. 311 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.