In the spring of Reta Winters' forty-fourth year, all the quiet satisfactions of her well-lived life disappear in a moment: her eldest daughter Norah suddenly runs from the family and ends up mute and begging on a Toronto street corner. Reta tackles the mystery of her daughter's breakdown.
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