Mini Synopsis: Lessons from Robin
After nearly three years of dating, John Davidson dumps Francesca Aubry, convinced that her fascination with life overseas is incompatible with his emerging career as a prominent advocate and scholar in the African American community. Devastated, Francesca takes months to come to terms with the loss of her first love. Just as she begins to show signs of recovery by embracing the passions she once abandoned, a tragedy occurs. Now, John needs Francesca more than ever and both parties find themselves struggling to cope with decisions from their past.
Lessons from Robin is a heartbreaking novel about a relationship that forces its members to understand the most fundamental aspects their identities before they can fully commit to one another. It tells a story to which anyone who has ever been in love—or even infatuated—can relate in the richly diverse settings of Washington, D.C., New York and Miami. With a touch of politics and a dash of humor, this is the perfect selection for a smart person looking for an enjoyable read.