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The Way Home
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Allison gives an overview of the book:

Carolyn Sayles, a divorced financial analyst from Los Angeles, is forced to return to her hometown of Palm Springs to care for her cantankerous, elderly father. She meets a windsmith, a man who repairs the desert windmills, and finds unexpected love as she in turn repairs her broken relationship with her father.
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Carolyn Sayles, a divorced financial analyst from Los Angeles, is forced to return to her hometown of Palm Springs to care for her cantankerous, elderly father. She meets a windsmith, a man who repairs the desert windmills, and finds unexpected love as she in turn repairs her broken relationship with her father.

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About Allison

My grandmother was a storyteller. She told me bedtime stories about her travels around the world, especially about her months in Japan. Mema is gone now, but I'll never forget her tale about the little girl rescued from a sinking ship, how she stood on the deck and ducked a...

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Published Reviews

Feb.23.2008

What makes The Way Home worth reading, more than anything else, it's the quirky but still believable characters. Johnson's portrayal of the often awkward issue of how to deal with a failing, and...

Feb.23.2008

For anyone who has ever driven the desert and been captivated by the sight of wind farms, the miles of perfectly spaced white mills, turning in what we can only perceive as harmony, this novel is a must-...