Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

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What does the character of Roxanna bring to the Land family in Peace Like a River? Over the course of the novel, Reuben's attitude and his physical descriptions of Roxanna change. 

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You are only allowed one question per eNotes post, so I kept your first one. In Peace Like a River , Roxanna is the only real, normal adult female. Swede and Reuben, and even Davy, are relatively well adjusted children despite not having a mother figure in their lives. In fact,  they are rather...

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