Ray cast out a line and waited. I leaned back on the wooden slat that served as my seat and closed my eyes into the sunlight. I had to admit it was restful here, on this pond. “It's nice,” I said to Ray without opening my eyes.
Is she an impostor in her own life? Is it indeed her own life? How she answers—how she tries to recover her girlhood self, that dignified grownup she had once been—is the story told in this beguiling, funny, and deeply moving novel.
Ellen Burstyn co-stars. In The Magic of Ordinary Days, set in home-front America during World War II, Keri Russell plays a girl pregnant out of wedlock whose father arranges a marriage with a lonely farmer (Skeet Ulrich).
A unique guide shows readers how to experience exotic locales around the world, including a wild carnival in Brazil and a tour of the Tuscan countryside, from the comfort of their own homes by using videos, books, music, and authentic ...
Kirkus Star "Good things happen in the ordinary minutes of an ordinary day." This is a book about mindfulness. About relishing the magic of the here and now. About enjoying the extraordinary unfoldings of an ordinary day.