Wayne and Nancy grow up on opposite sides of the country, each certain they must have love richer than what others will settle for. Something stronger, something higher, something worth searching for.
During the turbulent nineteen-sixties, they meet while he is attending blue-collar Drexel, and she is at neighboring, Ivy League Penn. Although irresistibly drawn to each other, they must overcome obstacles posed by the class and social differences separating them, as well as opposition from both families, and later, a twist of fate that will be the cruelest test of all.
Can they reach the emotional altitude they seek? Can they overcome time’s downward pulling inertia?