Synopses & Reviews
The long-awaited and highly praised second novel by the author of Stones for Ibarra. The American characters here find themselves waiting, hoping, and living in rural Mexico-a land with the power to enchant, repulse, captivate, and change all who pass through it. Named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly and a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times.
Named one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 1993, this New York Times bestseller focuses on four unforgettable Americans whose lives are changed forever in enchanting rural Mexico. Harriet Doerr's first novel, Stones for Ibarra, won the American Book Award. "A second novel well worth the wait."--Kirkus Reviews