Emma Field has dreams and desires that call her to go beyond her father’s struggle to survive as an immigrant in Canada West in the 1840s. With the love of her Quaker neighbours and her own courage, she takes her first tentative steps at understanding the world around her. Emma Field: Book One, is a story of birth and death; and of the stirrings of body and soul, the desire for beauty, the ache of loneliness, the drive for independence, and the pain of envy. It is a story of love and dignity, and of the power of taking risks.
The first book in the much-loved Emma Field Quaker fiction trilogy by Canadian author Carol E. Williams.