Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend Author:Robert James Waller Jellie Braden is a luninescent free spirit caught in a passionless marriage. Michael Tillman is a lone and restless rider of life on old motorcycles. From the moment they meet, Michael is attracted to Jellie Braden in a vague but powerful way that slowly changes both his life and hers. And when she disappears from his life, chasing her own secre... more »ts, not even continents and oceans can keep him from her side. A story that speaks to our own dreams and a saga that awakens our sense of untapped possibilities, Slow Waltz In Cedar Bend tells us the feelings we long for are genuine...and better still, the chance we will find them is real.« less
I gave up after only 47 pages, after losing interest in anything the main character had to think or say. "Michael", the main character, comes across as a self-centered, self-important, condescending, snobbish intellectual who must endure all the ordinary people who surround him. Blech!