SIGNED by author. Physical description; 356 p. ; 24 cm. Summary; Gordon Hammond, 65 and a builder has a heart attack. Whilst recovering in hospital he falls in love with April, a young black nurse, and leaves Dorothy, his wife of 45 years to set up home with her. Dorothy is released like a loose cannon into the lives of her three daughters and chaos ensues. Subjects; Families - Fiction. Sisters - Fiction. Sagas ; Modern fiction. Fiction / General. Genres; Fiction. text.