It is 1950 in Wyandotte County, Kansas, and October Brown is a happy lady. She has her degree, a classroom full of third graders, and a good place to stay, with other teachers for company. To top it all off, one day a man comes to put on the storm windows and he waltzes right into her heart. He is perfect, except for one thing --- he is married.
All too late, October realizes she has been naive. James Wilson, already a father, will be the father of her child too. But a trip home to Chillicothe may provide the solution. Vergie, October's married sister, longs for a child. She and her husband will raise October's baby as their own --- in s