During a cold Massachusetts winter, a tragic car accident leaves a mother childless and her daughter-in-law a widow. Naomi and Ruth are now each other's only comfort. Naomi lost her own husband eight years ago, and now she has lost her son. Carrying a deep secret in her soul, Naomi decides to return to her childhood home in coastal South Carolina. When she tells Ruth her plan, she receives an unexpected reply: "Where you go, I will go." So the two women plan the journey together, arriving at a place that is flooded with a love they are nearly too fragile to accept. Surrounded by the warmth of their newfound family, Naomi and Ruth begin to find themselves reawakened-and open to the possibility of redemption.
|About the Contributor(s)||Bret Lott
Bret Lott's novel Jewel was a New York Times bestseller and was one of the forty-six novels chosen for the original Oprah Book Club. According to Publishers Weekly, it was the best-selling of all Oprah Book Club picks. Lott is writer-in-residence and professor of English at College of Charleston, and lives with his wife Melanie in Hanahan, South Carolina.
|Release Date||Jul 5, 2005|