Life in America isn’t easy for Dimitri and Tatyana. Faced with the grim prospects of the Depression, Dimitri travels cross-country looking for a job to pay for his wife’s passage to the northwest. Penniless and heartbroken, he becomes painfully aware that in the land of the free, everything has a price. In this second book of the Sowers Trilogy, Tatyana and Dimitri brave dangerous underground mines, harsh northwest winds, and the political bigotry of their neighbors to make a bright and shining way for their unborn child. But even as they prosper, Tatyana fears for her brother, imprisoned thousands of miles away in a Russian work camp. This is the story of humble people who discover exciting new paths in the world and a new power of faith in their hearts. In the midst of the greatest difficulties, they prove that living the simple life can be heroic, and that showing mercy on your oppressors can be divine.