By Joan Williams
Laurel Wynn is haunted by means of her insecurities. Raised in a backwater Mississippi city via an alcoholic mom, she is now the writer of mostly neglected novels and the sad spouse and mom of an upper-middle-class New England relations. She maintains to carry out wish, even though, that the proper of affection may well switch every little thing for the higher. whilst she starts a correspondence with Hal MacDonald, a prosperous Mississippian incarcerated for the unintended homicide of his stepson, Laurel involves think that she has ultimately discovered a companion passionate and charismatic sufficient to make her think whole.
Enthralled via Hal’s ardent letters and their short jailhouse conferences, Laurel leaves her husband and baby to maneuver again to the South. but if Hal is eventually published, the fable romance she imagined speedy becomes a nightmare. At fifty-three years outdated, Laurel is in life-threatening hazard and needs to locate inside of herself the braveness and the choice not only to outlive, yet to set herself loose as soon as and for all.
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