by John Shors ’91

Almost a year after the death of his wife, Kate, former high-tech executive Ian finds a letter that will change his life. It contains Kate’s final wish — a plea for him to take their 10-year-old daughter, Mattie, on a trip across Asia, through the countries they had planned to visit to celebrate their 15th anniversary. As they travel, the two tie paper wishes to trees as messages to Kate to help them come to terms with their grief.

ISBN-13: 978-0451231130. Published by NAL Trade, 2010.