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A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life but not her memory. Ever since 1944 when her husband left her, she has raised her three very different children on her own. Now grown, they have gathered together--with anger, with hope, and with a beautiful, harsh, and dazzling story to tell....
From the Paperback edition.
Pearl Tull is the matriarchal head of the Tull family since being abandoned by her husband Beck 35 years ago. She was left to bring up their three children. The author also wrote "Saint Maybe", "The Clock Winder", "Morgan's Passing" and "If Morning Ever Comes".