Critically acclaimed author Kathryn Cushman explores difficult social issues. Here, she tackles the child vaccination debate in a gripping portrait of life’s uncertainties.
At her sister’s insistence, Grace Graham returns to backwoods Shoal Creek, Tennessee, with her four-year-old son in tow. As Grace struggles to reconnect with her estranged father, her unvaccinated son becomes ground-zero for a measles outbreak. But should she take her son and run—or stay and help?