Three times in her life, Missouri is forced to choose between love and security. As a young woman she marries John Mathis for love even though she knows he will be a poor provider.Later, as a young widow, she marries Luther Morris, her elder by 30 years, for the security he offers as a well-to-do farmer. Then her security is threatened by her mutual attraction to her husband's son, Lewis, a married man.Still later, when they each are widowed and in early middle age, Lewis comes to her with a proposal of marriage and the promise of a new but uncertain life. Again she must choose between love for him and the security of a life with her daughters.
- Paperback | 123 pages
- 144.8 x 223.5 x 10.2mm | 158.76g
- 30 May 2007
- Illustrations, black and white