"An almost flawless story of love...Morgan emerges as a true hero."
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Morgan Gower works at Cullen's hardware store in north Baltimore. He has seven daughters and a warmhearted wife, but as he journeys into the gray area of middle age, he finds his household growing tedious. Then Morgan meets two lovely young newlyweds under some rather extreme circumstances--and all three discover that no one's heart is safe....
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Impressively written, but not for everyone. Tyler gives us almost no clues to the characters' inner lives except descriptions of their behaviors, which makes it difficult to stay interested in them ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing
For some unknown reason, I've been neglecting Ann Tyler's novels for the past few years. Reading this one reminds me of how wonderfully fleshed out her quirky characters are. Read full review