Set mostly in the present day, Morningside Heights follows the couple Pru Steiner and Spence Robin at their first meeting in college and thirty years later when they’ve been married and tragedy strikes. As a student in Spence’s Shakespeare class, Pru falls for her erudite professor, Spence. They marry and have a child. Spence attempts to be an honorable father to his first son, Arlo, who appears sporadically throughout the story. Told through the eyes of Pru, we witness their love and eventual turning point when Spence begins to have memory problems. Pru is determined to help her husband maintain his dignity. Engaging and thought-provoking, Morningside Heights is a look at marriage, family and the choices people make when faced with unexpected twists and turns.