Sue Miller is the
bestselling author of the novels LOST IN THE FOREST, THE WORLD
BELOW, WHILE I WAS GONE, THE DISTINGUISHED GUEST, FOR LOVE, FAMILY
PICTURES and THE GOOD MOTHER; the story collection INVENTING THE
ABBOTS; and the memoir THE STORY OF MY FATHER. She lives in Boston,
Bud and Frankie begin an unexpected, passionate affair, arson upends a trusting small community where people have never before bothered to lock their doors; and Frankie and Bud bring wholly different perspectives to the questions of who truly owns the land, who belongs in the town, and how, or even whether, newcomers can make a real home there.