By WIll Ryan
Pressed to aid a chum in want, Anna, the oldest sister, for a expense paid by means of her brother-in-law, Doug, delivers to assist reconcile his failing marriage to her sister, Kathleen. yet Anna has difficulties, too. She's trapped in a loveless marriage with Alex Karin, a prosperous and politically formidable engineer and industrialist. whereas aiding fix her sister's fractured marriage, Anna meets a good-looking Marine officer, significant Varnay, falls in love and starts a tempestuous affair. She is aware the affair is natural folly, damaging and toxic yet she cannot carry herself to forestall it, both. Then, the tragic occasions of Sep 11 intrude and she or he realizes she needs to make an irrevocable selection among her kin and her lover.
Kitty, the youngest of the 3 sisters, as soon as in love with significant Varnay, turns to Albert Mason, a tender attorney. Albert, whose earlier quests for non secular enlightenment have left him neither enlightened nor happy reveals salvation no longer in asceticism yet in generosity and kindness. after all, it truly is his kindness and gentility that win Kitty's center.
Doug, Kathleen's untrue husband, by no means loses his fascination with Kari, the younger girl who virtually destroyed his marriage. He faces huge, immense difficulties at paintings the place company politics and infighting threaten to damage his profession.
The look for love, forgiveness, knowing and happiness leads everybody down paths and into locations a ways faraway from the tasteless safeguard in their prior. nationwide politics, company politics, and the issues, petty and profound, of affection within the new millennium all conspire to impact the lives of Anna, her sisters and their households in methods by no means anticipated.
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