This novel tells the story of Eula, who dreams of becoming a New Yorker. En route to New York, however, she meets a friend; with this intervention, she chooses to go to North Carolina, eventually becoming a wife and mother.
Eula's life later changes abruptly and dramatically; she loses the love of her life--her husband, Gene--and two sons within two hours.
Her godly daughter-in-law, Nona, leads her to a relationship with Jesus Christ. Eula opens her heart to the love of her estranged sister. She moves back to her birthplace in Oregon, where a new life begins. Her new faith allows God to work in her and brings her to love a man who would become a blessing, with a lifestyle she never dreamed she'd have.
This is a story of tragedy, triumph, and joy. Know Eula as a friend, and experience tears as well as humor.