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In this collection of eight stories, the lives of a diverse group of characters are explored. A new marriage spirals downward when the husband loses his job. A group of women band together to help a floundering friend who's returned home. A young teacher struggles with his desire to quit his job and his need to help a dysfunctional high school student. In the title story, a career-oriented woman, pressured to marry, travels to her hometown, secretly hoping to find love. The stories in this collection invite readers to a vibrant, memorable, and wondrous experience.