At the center of this "straight-to-the-gut" (Publishers Weekly) novel is strong, lovely AugustaGuswife and mother of three children, who is dying of cancer. In her last weeks she sits for a sculptor capturing her spirit in bronzea brave final gesture for her young family. "Above all, this poetic story is about the small, strange, and important ways people have of expressing love" (Christian Science Monitor).
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Edition description:||1st Mariner Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Alexandra Marshall is the author of Tender Offer, The Brass Bed, and Still Waters. She lives in Boston with her husband, the writer James Carroll, and their two children.