||After teaching and raising her family for most of her life, Agnes Scofield realizes that she is truly weary of the routine her life has become. But how, at 51, can she establish an identity apart from what has so long defined her? The Scofield clan does not keep its opinions to itself. Agnes can no more deflect their adamant advice than she can step down as their matriarch. And despite her newfound freedom, Agnes becomes even more entangled in the family web.