By People Staff
December 30, 2002 12:00 PM

Unless

Reta Winters has a highly satisfactory upper-middle-class life in a small Canadian town: She is an acclaimed novelist; her husband is a doctor. But things take a dismal turn when her daughter suddenly begins panhandling on the streets of Toronto. Shields battled terminal breast cancer while finishing this psychologically intense meditation on the roles of virtue and family.

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