When Ken Dawson receives an early morning phone call from someone looking for his old friend, Peri Gray, he begins a journey that changes his life. The person who call will only tell him that Peri said she would be there, nothing else. Because he lives in Tucson, Arizona and she lives in Minnesota,he is instantly very curious about whats going on. After hismorning walk, he misses her by minutes when she stops and leaves him a note. So Ken decides to go to Minnesota to try andfind her. Along the way he is filled with vivid memories of finding, then losing her during lifetime they have known each other. When he arrives in Minnesota, he learns that she is traveling around the country, from city to city, but no one seems to know why. The only thing he learns is that Gainesville, Georgia is going to one of the cities she is going to visit. Kens sister lives there, so he decides to go there, rather than return to Tucson, hoping that there he willfinally find Peri Gray.