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This sweeping three-book saga follows Artie Crenshaw as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery from a summer romance in a small Oregon town in 1962, to his college years abroad in Italy and Mexico, to his failed marriage and its aftermath in the 1970s. Along the way, from Berkeley to Chicago, and on to New York, Artie and the girl he loves must navigate the challenges of love, loss, and identity while finding out what it truly means to be alive.

For readers of Elizabeth Strout's Olive Kitteridge or Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life, this is an immersive account of the highs and lows of life, with two captivating main characters you won’t soon forget.

The trilogy consists of The Turning (Desert Bloom Press, 2001), newly revised, In Light’s Delay (Desert Bloom Press, 1988), newly revised, and The Echoes of Our Two Hearts (first edition).