From Our Editors
In this wise, lyrical, and engrossing first novel--a rich blend of enchantinglanguage and eloquent storytelling--a woman unearths the secrets of her SouthCarolina home and family. "A compelling story of love and family ties".--JillMcCorkle, The Boston Sunday Globe
From the Publisher
John and Louise Vess have conducted their lives seamlessly and honorably in the South Carolina home that has been in their family for generations. Upon John's sudden death, their daughter Annie-also a recent widow-returns to comfort Louise. But Annie finds all has changed: a gigantic artificial lake has flooded the woods she remember...