Despite being born to a broken-hearted mother and a faithless father, Campbell still believes in the power of love - if she can ever find it. Living in the same neighborhood, but unknown to Campbell until a chance meeting brings them together, is Donovan, the 'little man' of a shattered home - a family torn apart by anger and bitterness. In the face of these daunting obstacles, Donovan dreams of someday marrying, raising a family, and playing for the NBA. But, deep inside Campbell and Donovan live the histories that have shaped their lives. What they discover - together and apart - forms the basis of this compelling, sensual, and surprising novel.