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Once again Belva Plain weaves her storytelling magic in her involving new novel, Tapestry. Here she carries into the tumultuous 1920s and '30s the saga of the Werner family, whom we met earlier in Evergreen and The Golden Cup, and masterfully blends the inner and outer worlds of her characters to make their lives our own.
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Beginning in 1920, paralleling Hitler's rise to power, and encompassing World War II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of history into a brilliant tapestry. As vivid events plunge the world into a dizzying vortex of change, an unforgettable American Family must summon up extraordinary courage to face birth, death, murder, illicit passion, and a great tragedy... and one passionate man must fight his own war against evil -- a war that can be won only with honor, integrity, and love.
"Belva Plain is a talented tale-spinner with almost Dickensian ability to keep her stories going." -- The Philadelphia Inquirer.
"A powerful novel... another winner... Ms. Plain weaves her story like a master craftsman entwining the colorful threads of each character's life embroidered with the golden strands of historical details." -- Rave Reviews.From the Back Cover:
Paul Werner watched the proud, daring immigrant Anna marry another man. But his desire for her haunts him...even after he weds the elegant Mimi, a woman of his own class. Now, as Paul wrestles with the dark demons of forbidden passion, his family and business are plunged into a maelstrom of tragedy and social changes. Ahead lie the dark days of the Depression, the rise of pure evil in Europe, and a war that will change the world forever. But for Paul Werner a more personal struggle awaits -- a choice of a lifetime and a new beginning, or the most painful of final good-byes. Belva Plain's Tapestry takes up the threads of lives encountered in her beloved epic, Evergreen, to create an entirely new drama of a family's loyalties and divisions, its secrets, and its destiny....
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Book Description Delacorte Press, 1988. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M9991788514