Lewis Winslow has money, a fine home, and a bright future in business--but he has lost his beloved wife and is disappointed in the way his children have turned out. Josh cares for nothing but pleasure. Jennie is caught up in society, and Hannah leads the life of a recluse. When the calendar turns to October 1929, Lewis Winslow loses everything. An old army buddy offers to help-- but he's in trouble with the law! The Winslows must change their priorities if they expect to survive.
Like wayfarers before them in a foreign land, they learn to sing...
Lewis Winslow has money, a large fancy house, and a bright future in business, but he's lost his beloved wife and now fears he is losing his children as well. Josh seeks one thrill after another, while Jenny finds her excitement at society parties. Kat, an all-out tomboy, is living in her own world, and Hannah has become a recluse. Their father isn't sure what to do about any of them.
When the stock market crash robs the Winslows of the material comforts they have enjoyed, will they unite as a family? Lliving in poverty is like living in a foreign land for this Winslow family. The strength of their faith will determine whether they thrive--or merely survive--in the face of unfamiliar and fearsome hardship.
GILBERT MORRIS was a pastor before becoming an English professor and earning a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas. He and his wife live in Gulf Shores, Alabama.