The decision to invite his Southern relatives to stay proves a fateful one for Austin King.
By the time they leave, his reputation and his marriage have suffered irreparable damage.
Against the perfectly-drawn background of small-town Illinois at the turn of the 20th century, Maxwell once again uncovers the seeds of potential tragedy at the heart of a happily-established family.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/01/1999
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781860465543