Dali and Tijah struggle to build a life together in a remote area. However, a fire destroys their crops and drags them into a mire of tribulations. Dali is forced to seek work in Singapore. Alone with their young daughter, Tijah toils to rebuild the farm, praying for her husband’s return.
This novel is about the complexity of a life pioneering new land and the constant struggle for a brighter future. The strength of a woman becomes the driving force for her husband in a life where each challenge ultimately fortifies the individual.