The Gift - Audio Cassette Author:Danielle Steel On a June day, a young woman in a summer dress steps off a Chicago-bound bus into a small Midwestern town. She doesn't intend to stay. She is just passing through. Yet her stopping here has a reason and it is part of a story that you will never forget. — The time is the 1950s, when life was simpler, people still believed in dreams, and family was... more », very nearly, everything. The place is a small Midwestern town with a high school and a downtown, a skating pond and a movie house. And on a tree-lined street in the heartland of America, an extraordinary set of events begins to unfold. And gradually what seems serendipitous is tinged with purpose. A happy home is shattered by a child's senseless death. A loving marriage starts to unravel. And a stranger arrives--a young woman who will
touch many lives before she moves on. She and a young man will meet and fall in love. Their love, so innocent and full of hope, helps to restore a family's dreams. And all of their lives will be changed forever by the precious gift she leaves them.
The Gift, Danielle Steel's thirty-third best-selling work, is a magical story told with stunning simplicity and power. It reveals a relationship so moving it will take your breath away. And it tells a haunting and beautiful truth about the unpredictability--and the wonder--of life.« less
The story takes place in the 1950's. The place is a small midwestern town. Two children and their parents have a sweet life full of comfort and all the love and nurturing anyone could ever hope for. But one awful day everything is shattered by the death of the youngest child. The couple finds their "perfect" marriage falling apart and life becomes almost unendurable.
When a beautiful a young woman arrives in town, things slowly begin to change.
The Gift tells a haunting and beautiful truth about the unpredictability, and the wonder, of life.