A NovelBook - 2014
"In 1919, only months after the end of the Great War, the men and women of Deseronto struggle to recover from wounds of the past. Kenan, a young soldier who has returned from the war damaged and disfigured, confines himself to his small house on the Bay of Quinte. His wife, Tress, attempting to adjust to the trauma that overwhelms her husband and which has changed their marriage, seeks advice from her Aunt Maggie. Maggie, along with her husband, Am, who cares for the town clock tower, have their own sorrows. Maggie finds joy in her friendship with a local widow and in the Choral Society started by Lukas, a music director who has moved to the town from an unknown place in war-torn Europe. While rehearsing and performing, Maggie rediscovers a part of herself that she had long set aside--www.amazon.ca.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, c2014.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 321 p.