Enter into the fictional Dutch immigrant community of Poplar Grove. Westerhof includes details in these short stories that are typical of this subculture, like meatball soup with Maggi and eating peppermints in church. But she also portrays how cultures and generations can collide. In tackling various social issues, the book offers poignant insight into the consequences of “ungrace” in relationships. People are broken and fallen and need to be caught by God’s grace and redemption, if not by one another. (Brindle & Glass)
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