In her latest novel, Helen Benedict, a professor in the School of Journalism tells the story of the aftermath of a hurricane that devastates a small town in upstate New York and how it changes three women and their young children. Rin, an Iraq war veteran, tries to protect her blind daughter and the three wolves under her care. Naema, a widowed doctor who fled Iraq with her wounded son, faces life-threatening injuries and confusion about her feelings for Louis, a veteran and widower. Beth, who is raising a troubled son, waits out her Marine husband’s deployment in Afghanistan. As they struggle to maintain their humanity and find hope, their war-torn lives collide in a way that will affect their entire community.