Two years into the war, Dena Brewster still struggled with Clay's death and war in general. she struggled as a single mother, trying to move on, to make a life for her boys and herself. How can she answer he sons' questions about their daddy when she doesn't understand herself? Her freight business helped her to tolerate the cruelty of war. Victory gardens and saving scrap metal along with making bandages gave the country hope. War bonds and rationing were still a must. Dena was rationed fuel at each base. Hauling freight for the military all over the United States, kept her away from home and her sons. How can she balance being a business woman and motherhood?How can she make sense of the wrecks, bombings and natural disasters in the freight business? Even with all of the patriotism, how can she make sense of the holes in family circles, understand death, and war?How can she juggle her career and be there for and with Carl? without betraying her love for Clay?