A tale told in alternating voices follows the experiences of bereaved mother Tessa, who searches for answers after her four-year-old daughter is killed in a hit-and-run accident; and her grief counselor, Celia, whose efforts to help Tessa revive painful family memories.
"Oh summer day beside the joyous seal. O summer day so wonderful and white. So full of gladness and so full of pain! Forever and forever shalt thou to be. To some the gravestones of a dead delight. To some the landmark of a new domain." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - A Summer Day By The Sea
"There's a thud as her little body collides with the front fender."