The gist: Kentucky girl Taylor heads to Arizona, adopts a Cherokee girl, and falls for a (taken) immigrant.
The culture shock: Her eye-opening travels and her beloved's refugee ordeal make Taylor "feel like a foreigner" (as she puts it) in her own country.
The big question: When do you have the right to love somebody who's not yours?
Watch videos with Oprah Book Club authors, including Ken Follett, Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison, Sidney Poiter and Jeffrey Eugenides.
Jonathan Franzen returns to fiction with Freedom, a comic and tragic epic of contemporary love and marriage. Find out more about this Oprah's Book Club selection.
Check out an excerpt from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley's biography of famous writer, Charles Dickens.
Faced with the loss of her neighbor, novelist Alice Hoffman decides to honor his memory by turning his neglected cottage into an imagination-nourishing haven.