Ben Joe is the only boy in a family of six sisters, Mama and Gram.
He is studying for a law degree in New York when he hears his eldest sister Joanne has left her husband and returned home with her baby girl.
Out of a mixture of homesickness and duty Ben Joe returns to the home in which he has always felt like an outsider.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/06/1989
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099539100