Today's LiveLine with Author Chris Bohjalian
At one point she meets a 9-year-old homeless boy and becomes somewhat of a surrogate mother to him.
The rest of the story deals with how Emily decides to get on with her life, and I don't want to give any of that away.
I should also add that this book is so compelling that I read it in one day.
You can listen to my talk with Chris Bohjalian here.