Sue Miller's WHILE I WAS GONE is a compelling story filled with emotion, suspense, and an overwhelming sense of nostalgia that promises to keep the reader engaged until the very end.
Jo Becker has built a wonderful life for herself in central Massachusetts, as she balances her life and career as mother, wife, and veterinarian. Yet, Jo's world rocks beneath her feet soon after she is reacquainted with a former Cambridge roommate from years ago.
Set in Massachusetts, Miller's novel moves back and forth between Jo's present life and her past. As a young woman, Jo leaves her husband and a life in which she felt smothered. She moves to Cambridge where she f