aHow much do you love me?a Daniel asked his mother. aI love you all the numbers.a What begins as a sunny August afternoon on a bucolic lake turns into a tragedy when a Jet Ski swerves fatally close to shore. Itas a day Ellen Banks could never have prepared for, a day no mother should ever have to live through. The moment her son James is killed, Ellen must face the unimaginable while trying to remain strong for her older son, Daniel, who witnessed the fateful accident and blames himself. Ellenas shock and grief soon give way to defiance as lawyers and policemen who once vowed to support Ellenas desire for justice succumb to political pressure and back away. Still, Ellen is determined to see the reckless young man pay for his crime and to heal her familyas deep wounds. But first she must heal herself. An unforgettable journey of power and emotion, All the Numbers poignantly depicts a womanas reckoning with her own vulnerability and finding in the wisdom of motherhood the redemptive grace to begin again. From the Trade Paperback edition.He brought his face to hers and kissed her. aI hate to sound old, but wea#39;d better head home soon, aquot; Sam said as he stood, glanced at his watch, and began carrying a ... aquot;Let us help you clean up some before we go. ... It wona#39;t take me long at all.
|Title||:||All the Numbers|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2006-07-25|