Spence and Lila

Spence and Lila

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Since the night they eloped as teenagers over forty years ago, Spence and Lila have spent a lifetime together. Now Lila has been diagnosed with breast cancer and faces surgery. Spence visits her in the hospital, but the notion of losing his wife is sometimes more than he can bear. He retreats to his fields, to his dog, and to the garden Lila has tended so lovingly through the years.

While the children rally to their mother and the neighbors stock the refrigerator, Spence and Lila each recall moments, spent together and apart, that have infused their shared life with subtle, unspoken meaning. Harmoniously, their strands of memory twine into a single narrative, revealing the humor, perseverance, and faith essential to turning two ordinary people into one enduring and happy union.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 133.35 x 215.9 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Hopewell, United States
  • English
  • Ecco ed.
  • 0880015942
  • 9780880015943

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232 ratings
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5 19% (43)
4 34% (79)
3 36% (84)
2 10% (23)
1 1% (3)
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