The younger generations are reliably boring and unappreciative of the sacrifice of the older folks. Socially, things are different. This is one of my favorite books of all time. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
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Belva Plain has been one of my favorite authors since my teenage years.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. As a mother of three fully grown children, she finds herself confronted by those sensibilities on many occasions. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Are there any book group discussion questions for this book? View all 7 comments. I vaguely remembered seeing it before but it looked like my kind of book - big, juicy, multi-generational saga.
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There are t There are books that may not be written with great 'literary' style, but which are nevertheless written with a talent for good, sincere storytelling. Apr 26, Jaclyn rated it liked it.
She loves them both and it kills her inside to have to keep such a heavy secret. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I recall reading this book as a young teenager and I distinctly remember being captivated by it. Then down to the grandchildren's generation as they grow up, marry, and start families.
The underlying plot line is her love for Paul, a wealthy young man who didn't have the courage to marry Anna instead of someone of his "class". She faces crowded living conditions in substandard housing, menial jobs, class discrimination, and religious prejudice. Preview — Evergreen by Belva Plain.
A multi-generational saga beginning with Anna who comes to the States as a 17yr old from a Polish village to live belvw NY city with relatives.
Belva Plain's writing struck me as clunky. I was a young mother then. Also by Belva Plain. Please try again later. Books by Belva Plain. Lists with This Book. Okay, so when I first started this book I thought it would be an epic about the courage and spirit that comes shining through as people face the hardships that life has to offer.
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Jan 05, Tcontractor rated it it was amazing. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Her first novel, Evergreen topped the New York Times bestseller list for 41 weeks and was made into a TV miniseries.
If you read it, though, go with the printed version, not the Kindle download. I also remember them toughing it out in New York under very hard and difficult conditions, making their own way financially.
She runs into him when she went to ask to borrow mone 3. But I did like it. I have lived life now. Belva Plain in my favorite author, and now that she is gone, we are void of an author who's talent has not beelva equaled.