Synopses & Reviews
At the age of seventeen, Lucille Odom finds herself in the middle of an unexpected domestic crisis. As she helps guide her family through its discontent, Lucille discovers in herself a woman rich in wisdom, rich in humor, and rich in love.
"This novel is rich too, in insight, humor and wisdom." Publishers Weekly
"An excellent novel about all that messy pain and accumulating joy we experience in loving other people." Houston Chronicle
"An interesting, often amusing study of modern adolescence and its problems." Library Journal