a heartland indie bestseller
"This novel has a naturalness and finesse
that are truly rare."
—Richard Ford

"I really loved reading this powerful and poignant book, which, though it acknowledges pain, regret and remorse, ultimately is a celebration of life.”
—Elizabeth Berg, author of Once Upon a Time There Was You and Open House

In January 1944, Grace Anderson, Lena Maki, and Lena’s mother, Violet, have joined the growing ranks of women working for the war effort. Though they find satisfaction in their work in a Wisconsin shipyard, it isn’t enough to distract them from the anxieties of wartime, or their fears for the men they love. Read more...

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