Doubleday; 1st edition (April 22, 1989)
“A highly accomplished storyteller, Morris captures with humor and perspicacity the complex ways of women with men and with each other.”
—BOMC and QPBC New Voice selections
A novel about three generations of women whose lives have been shaped by waiting while the men are at war. Zoe’s grandmother flees from Russia – her mother lives through the Second World War – while Zoe’s own experience is through her brother who dodges Vietnam but ends up destroyed by drugs.