The Widower’s Tale, by Julia Glass

Pub date: September 2010

An elderly man’s solitary life is transformed when he allows a progressive school to move into his barn outside of Boston. He is eventually forced to open his mind and his heart to his neighbors and his two daughters, and to reexamine choices he’s made since his wife’s accidental death. But when his beloved grandson and a friend turn pranks into environmental actions, disaster results.
A good read by a good author. — Carol