Bank Channel Books
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Trade Size (reprint)
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Women's Fiction Contemporary
Three generations of women, each with a special attraction
to water, yearn to find where they belong. Ernie, 70 years
old and ailing, is a dowser who finds underground water
with a stick. Veronica, 38, has moved inland after many
years near the sea, only to realize how powerfully she
misses it. Her 19-year-old daughter, Simpson, feels an
affinity for a tranquil mountain lake that soon yields a
Living in forced togetherness far from the ocean, the women
struggle against the weight of responsibilities they long
to escape. Not until they understand that it's possible to
be a daughter of the sea anywhere does each one finally
make the pilgrimage that will set her free.
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