By Quentin Baker
Published: June 17, 2011.
It is Spring, 1949. Widow Lelia Romberg agrees to marry Eduarde Fournier, a farmer in Montana's Frenchtown valley. She does not know that Eduarde's brother lives upstairs in the Fournier's farmhouse as a recluse. Although this is worrisome to her, Lelia and her husband (who speaks mostly French) begin to explore life together. That summer they decide to travel by car to Seattle, Washington