Unless (Paperback)

By Carol Shields

Fourth Estate, 9780007154616, 336pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2003



Reta Winters, 44-year-old successful author of light summertime fiction, has always considered herself happy, even blessed. That is, until her oldest daughter Norah mysteriously drops out of college to become a panhandler on a Toronto street corner -- silent, with a sign around her neck bearing the word "Goodness."