Author(s): Antonia Ridge
First, this is a story of following your passion and doing what you love best...and how, not just one person--but five generations in two families, followed their passion, and how that passion beget the famous rose "Peace". Written in 1965, the book weaves together the stories of these lives, creating unforgettable characters in the loving retelling of family anecdotes. Adversity and the horror of war, disappointment and death--these occur but are not dwelt on. In these families, in these times, one accepts life's hardships and moves on. One begins with a dream, but it is hard work that makes dreams come true.