by Nancy King
Anna Baum, a teacher in a posh private school finds herself wondering how she grew up an outsider, lost her stories, chose a profession she didn't want, and married charming but abusive Max. Life changes when Anna begins teaching emotionally disturbed preschoolers. A potent nightmare and illness, as well as two hospital nurses who breach her protective wall, help her confront the reality of her life. The transformation is profound and powerful.