The House on Hope StreetLarge Print - 2000
Life was good for Liz and Jack Sutherland.aaIn 18 years of marriage, they had built a family, a successful law practice, and a warm, happy home near San Francisco, in a house on Hope Street.aaThen, in an instant, it all fell apart.aaIt began like any other Christmas morning, with joy and children's laughter.aaBut for Jack Sutherland, a five-minute errand ends in tragedy.aaAnd suddenly, Liz is alone, facing painful questions in the wake of an unbearable loss.How can she go on without her husband, her partner, her best friend'aaHow can she grieve when she must console five devastated children, including one with special needs of his own'aaPowered by her children's love, Liz finds the strength to return to work, to become both mother and 'daddy', coaching her youngest son for the Special Olympics.aaAnd one by one the holidays come and go before her eyes: Valentine's Day without flowers and without Jack...Easter...July 4th...Then, just weeks before Labor Day, a devastating accident sends her oldest son to the hospital-and brings a doctor named Bill Webster into her life.aaBill becomes a friend to Liz as he slowly heals her shattered son.And as long as the days of summer blend into fall, a new relationship offers new hope, and Liz reflects on what she has, on what she's lost, on the little blessings that give strength when nothing else is left.aaThen, with the first anniversary of her husband's death approaching, and with it another Christmas in the house on Hope Street, Liz will face one more crisis before she can look back at a year of mourning and change-and ahead to the beginning of a new life.THE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET is about learning to live again after you think life is over, about gettting up when you have been knocked down, again and again.aaIt is about cherishing small miracles, and believing in big ones.aaIt is above all about hope.From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, 2000
Edition: 1st large print ed
Branch Call Number: FIC/STE