Author(s): Elizabeth Berg
"Laura Bartone looks forward to her annual family reunion with a mixture of excitement and wariness. Every year, she and her siblings return to their parent's home outside Minneapolis to attent the state fair. This year, things are different. As soon as she arrives Laura realises that something is not right with her sister Caroline. On their first evening togetherm Caroline confronts Laura and their brother Steve with devastating allegations about their mother. Taken aback and incredulous, the siblings are unable to reconcile their perception of the childhood. A sudden tragedy forces them to face the past, their own culpability and their need for love and forgiveness. "