Four best friends, blissfully enwrapped in their idyllic lives in Lithuania at the turn of the 20th century. Four best friends, scattered to the ends of the earth by circumstances beyond their control. This riveting, well-paced novel weaves a tapestry through time, rich with true-to-life characters, a fascinating plot, and historically accurate details. From the shtetl life in Zaslin, Lithuania, to the beautiful South African landscape and then on to Edenbridge, Canada, a pioneer farming community, the everlasting bond formed by four friends never fades despite harsh poverty, devastating war, and the innumerable challenges each one faces. A multi-faceted and unique novel that is truly a wonderful read.