this is very good, humorous, sad with a little romance and a very good veiw on sisterhood...
three sisters, palmer, may and brooks lose their dad and try to get on with their life with the "oh, im so sorry for you" and the charity. may especially leads into trying to keep ther family together, but as they pull together-they seem to break apart
brooks Gold (the oldest)- develops an alcholic habit and quits softball even though she has played every since she could hold a bat, not to mention that she isnt really doing to well with her grades
palmer Gold (the youngest)- is in her own world and cant believe that her oldest sister had let her down by quitting the sport that their father had taught them to love, so concentrates on softball,softball,softball and softball but as she tries to foget everything...things just catch up on her.
May Gold (the middle child)- cant play softball (or any other sport really) but is the smartest and most dependable out all the Gold sisters. between her job at the cafe, school, and keeping together may has no time for a social life, or to learn how to drive, and as peter (the son of her parents' best friend, and her child hood rivalry) teaches her to drive she no longer hates him for all the stunts and pranks he pullled as a kid. infact she starts to like him- more than needed