With their family life in ruins, bestselling author Charles Gaines and his wife, Patricia, decided to build a house themselves on the coast of Nova Scotia, hoping that simplicity and isolation would mend their marriage and bring their children closer. This is his moving chronicle of his family's search for what is important in life, and the joy and heartbreak they found along the way.

A Family Place 1995, Berkley Books

ISBN-13: 9780425148785

Mass-market paperback