Light shelfwear to edges and covers. PO name inside. Spine has small creases and tilt. Pages tight and clean but yellowed due to age. 437 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1990. ISBN: 0515102636. In town they called her ""Crazy Widow Dinsmore."" but Elly was no stranger to their ridicule-she had been an outsider all her life, growing up in a boarded-up old house under the strict eye of her eccentric grandparents. Now she was all alone, with two little boys to raise and a third child on the way. He drifted into Whitney, Georgia, one lazy afternoon in the summer of 1941, hoping to put his lonely past behind him. He yearned for the tenderness he had never known, the home he'd never had. All he needed was for someone to give him a chance. Then he saw her classified ad: WANTED-A husband. When he stepped across Elly Dinsmore's cluttered yard, Will Parker knew he had come home at last.