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325 pages, Hardcover
First published August 20, 2012
‘Then I grew more aware of him— his skin, his hands, his bare feet, the downy hair on his lip and jaw. I caught myself holding my breath for too long and released it slowly so it didn’t whoosh out of me like a bellows.
“Do you have a girl, Robert?” I asked, hoping to rid my mind of these thoughts by learning what would render them useless.’
~ “A stunning, moving tale of forbidden love in segregated 1930s Kentucky..” ~
‘She closed her eyes and settled into the cushioned chair while I worked. She nodded off. I watched in the mirror. Her lids twitched as her eyes moved back and forth beneath them. I only wondered what she was dreaming. It was easy enough now to guess whose faces she’d see.’
....I wanted to climb the highest hill I could find to shout until our world saw it's error....
Faith. Hope. Love.
The story of Robert Prewitt & Isabelle McAllister