Everything you need to understand or teach While I Was Gone by Sue Miller.
While I Was Gone is a story of how the forgotten past and lessons not learned come back to influence the present and future. Jo Becker has an almost idyllic life with a devoted husband and three grown daughters with talent and promise. She has not told the full story of her past, but it is a past that will return.
Jo has a successful veterinary practice in Adams Mills, a rural community in western Massachusetts. She and her husband Daniel, a minister, live in a picturesque farmhouse with plenty of land around to take their dogs on long walks. Jo enjoys her home and her career until one day mention of a person from her past returns and makes her remember events from more than twenty years earlier.
In the late 1960s, Jo had been previously married and been employed as a teacher in Philadelphia. She grows...
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