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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (2,144 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jenny Wingfield Narrator: Catherine Taber Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Every first Sunday in June, members of the Moses clan gather for an annual reunion at a sprawling hundred-acre farm in Arkansas. And every year, Samuel Lake, a vibrant and committed young preacher, brings his beloved wife, Willadee Moses, and their three children back for the festivities. In the midst of it all, Samuel and Willadee’s outspoken eleven-year-old daughter, Swan, is a bright light. Her high spirits and fearlessness have alternately seduced and bedeviled three generations of the family. But just as the reunion is getting under way, tragedy strikes, jolting the family to their core and setting the stage for a summer of crisis and profound change. 
With the clear-eyed wisdom that illuminates the most tragic—and triumphant—aspects of human nature, Jenny Wingfield has created an enduring work of fiction. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “[This novel] touches on many genres—family life, Christian fiction, coming-of-age, and suspense…Readers will love it.”

    Library Journal (starred)

  • “A lovely debut…A bittersweet, inspirational tale.”

    Dallas Morning News

  • “Wingfield writes complex, believable heroes…The writing is good and the story well done, with redemption trumping tragedy in scenes ripe with tension and dread.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • Selected for the July 2011 Indie Next List
  • Nominated for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Amy Sahely | 2/4/2014

    " So well written. Unbelievable characterization. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Karin | 1/29/2014

    " May 21 bookclub. Very good book so far. Hard to stop reading, it's keeping me up too late because I just have to know what happens next. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Elizabeth | 1/20/2014

    " good read but i found the shocking ending too dark and tragic "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lynne | 1/17/2014

    " Brilliant. I love a Southern story, and this is one of the best I have read. Well written with such a journey of emotions. I'm missing the Moses/Lake family already! Looking forward to more of Ms Wingfield's work. "

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About the Author
Author Jenny Wingfield

Jenny Wingfield lives in Texas with her rescued dogs, cats, and horses. Her screenplay credits include The Man in the Moon and The Outsider.