copyright 1996; Fawcett Columbine publishers, New York; hardbound in ivory and brown boards with brown gilt lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages, appears unread; dust jacket very good.
Through every family run memories which bind it together - despite everything. The Tulls of Baltimore are no exception. Abandoned by her salesman husband, Pearl is left to bring up her three children alone - Cody, a flawed devil, Ezra, a flawed saint, and Jenny, errant and passionate. Now as Pearl lies dying, stiffly encased in her pride and solitude, the past is unlocked and with it, secrets.