The Road Home

The Road Home

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For Las Vegas widow Naomi, memories of a Pennsylvania Dutch childhood are an ache from the distant past, a painful memory of abandoned roots and lost connections. She has long since reconciled herself to the shattered dreams that had enticed her from her heritage and now simply lives in a tiny apartment, thick with loneliness and regret. Her sole consolation is her daughter-in-law Ruth.

But when hard living claims both of her boys, the two women turn Naomi's creaky Impala eastward in a desperate, last-chance bid for hope and meaning. Thus begins a cross-country odyssey that brings her home to her old farm in Lancaster County--and to the values and rhythms of a life once spurned. Although the East is foreign territory, Ruth also finds a home here among the slow and authentic cadences of Pennsylvania farm country. And she finds love...
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, c2007.
ISBN: 9780764203305
0764203304
Branch Call Number: INSPIRATIONAL TENNEY T
Characteristics: 395 pages ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Olsen, Mark Andrew

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