When Alphonsine's husband is forced to close his hardware store in Montreal, he decides to move his family to Rapid City, Dakota Territory. Join this French Canadian family as they adapt to frontier life.
Alphonsine sat on the uncomfortable seat and thought about what life had been like in Montreal. She recalled worshiping at St.Jacques with Charles and the children, and she thought about her mother and her sisters. "When,if ever, will I see them again?' Her throat tightened as she remembered her best friend and housekeeper, Elisa.