With her father ailing, Glory Boughton returns home to Gilead to care for him. Shortly after she returns, her brother Jack shows up after a twenty-year absence. As the family copes with the death of their patriarch, they learn valuable lessons about love, death, and the fortitude of familial bonds.
Children of clergy -- Fiction.
Clergy -- Fiction.
Conflict of generations -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Family secrets -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Iowa -- Fiction.
Reminiscing -- Fiction.