By Robin Pilcher
For 6 dreadful months, David Corstorphine has attempted to come back to phrases along with his younger wife's dying, whereas taking care of his 3 motherless childrens. attempt as he may perhaps, David is not able to come to paintings, and his basically type of solace comes from operating within the backyard of his parents' property within the Scottish countryside.
Dispatched all of sudden to big apple, David's relations hopes that the impromptu work trip may also help him come again on his ft. however the trip proves either disastrous and heartening. David reveals himself settling in conveniently one of the strangers of a seashore manhattan city, and takes a role as a gardener. however it is the folks he meets, the soreness he confronts, and the enjoyment he's in a position to once more adventure that end up to be magically transformative-- and as David learns to just accept his huge, immense loss, he's in a position to open his center to like once more.
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