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New York Times bestselling author Belva Plain goes to the heart of what it means to be a woman, a wife, and a friend, in her powerful new novel—a story of love and betrayal that measures the limits of loyalty, friendship, and forgiveness.

They met at school and have been inseparable ever since: Cecile, confident, elegant daughter of privilege; Norma, extraordinarily gifted and sadly troubled; and beautiful, ambitious Amanda, determined to rise above her humble southern beginnings. Two are married. One despairs of ever finding love. Three women. Leading their busy adult lives. Yet first and always: friends.

Then something unexpected happens that forever alters their long, complicated friendship. A pivotal event, a shattering act of betrayal shifts the balance of power between husbands and wives, parents and children, sisters and brothers. And in the months that follow, each of them will look at their families, their lives--and one another--differently.

And none of them will ever be the same.

Synopsis:

Friends since college, three very different women--Cecile, the elegant daughter of privilege; the talented but troubled Norma; and Amanda, determined to rise above her humble origins--find their lives, friendship, and personal relationships torn apart by a single shattering act of betrayal. Reprint.

About the Author

Belva Plain lives in northern New Jersey. She is the author of the bestselling novels Evergreen, Random Winds, Eden Burning, Crescent City, The Golden Cup, Tapestry, Blessings, Harvest, Treasures, Whispers, Daybreak, The Carousel, Promises, Secrecy, Homecoming, Legacy of Silence, Fortune's Hand, and After the Fire.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307421937
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Plain, Belva
Author:
Belva Plain
Author:
Norma, extraordinarily gifted and sadly troubled
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Married women
Subject:
Female friendship
Subject:
Single women
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Romance - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2001
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
400

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Romance » General

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"Synopsis" by , Friends since college, three very different women--Cecile, the elegant daughter of privilege; the talented but troubled Norma; and Amanda, determined to rise above her humble origins--find their lives, friendship, and personal relationships torn apart by a single shattering act of betrayal. Reprint.
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