Harry Whitney is dying. He has Alzheimer's disease, and he knows his good time is dwindling. So he compiles a book of poems for his beloved granddaughter, Emily, hoping that his words of hard-won wisdom will heal the old wounds that are tearing his family apart. But Harry's poems contain much more than meets the eye - clues and riddles that lead to an extraordinary cache of letters and a promise of hidden gold. Are they the ramblings of a man losing touch with reality? Or has Harry given them a gift more valuable than any one of them could have guessed? A memorable tale of the power of love and family, 'Letters for Emily' is a novel sure to enrich readers of all generations.