idyllic ski town of Breckenridge, Colorado, Sarah St. John is reeling. Three
months ago, her twenty-two-year-old son, Cully, died in an avalanche. Sarah, though
single, is hardly alone in her grief. Her father, a retiree, tries to
distract her with gadgets from the QVC home shopping channel. Sarah’s best
friend offers life advice by venting details of her own messy divorce. Even
Cully’s father reemerges, stirring more emotions and confusion than Sarah
needs. Still, Sarah feels she is facing the stages of grief—the anger, the
sadness, the letting go—alone.
to face the fact she will never again hear the swoosh of her son’s ski pants or watch him skateboard past her window, Sarah is surprised when a strange girl
arrives on her doorstep. Unexpected and unexplained, she bears a secret from
Cully that could change all of their lives forever.
Hemmings highlights the poignancy of grief and relationships in this
stunning look at people faced with impossible choices in the wake of a tragedy.
With the unsentimental and refreshingly wry style famous for presenting trouble
in paradise in The Descendants, Hemmings in The Possibilities considers the difficult questions of what we
risk to keep our loved ones close. Download and start listening now!