By WIll Ryan
Pressed to aid a chum in desire, Anna, the oldest sister, for a price paid by means of her brother-in-law, Doug, offers 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 bold engineer and industrialist. whereas supporting 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 familiar with the affair is natural folly, damaging and toxic yet she cannot carry herself to prevent 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 prior quests for religious enlightenment have left him neither enlightened nor chuffed unearths salvation now not in asceticism yet in generosity and kindness. in spite of everything, it really 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 nearly destroyed his marriage. He faces huge, immense difficulties at paintings the place company politics and infighting threaten to spoil his occupation.
The look for love, forgiveness, figuring out and happiness leads every person down paths and into areas some distance faraway from the tasteless defense 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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