It’s 1926 and the Depression is claiming its victims every day. Hannah and her mother Miriam, who have lived with Hannah’s uncle and aunt since her father died, have never really been close. As Hannah develops into a beautiful girl, so Miriam’s jealousy and resentment of her grows. At least Hannah can escape to spend time at her friend Naomi’s, whose kind mother gives Hannah the affection she so lacks at home. And Hannah is not indifferent to Naomi’s handsome, charming brother Joe. But when she is forced to flee her house and the unwanted attention of her uncle, it is the grave, taciturn Jake, Naomi’s other brother, who shines through as Hannah’s protector….
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It's 1926 & the Depression is claiming its victims. Hannah & her mother Miriam, have lived with Hannah's uncle & aunt since her father died. When she is forced to flee her house & the unwanted attention of her uncle, it is the grave, taciturn Jake, her friend Naomi's older brother, who shines through as Hannah's protector.… (more)