Begin number 5 tonight It overEnjoyed reading this book Paul was a good person and I always seemed to be rooting for him and any projects he was attempting I like the way each subseuent book is written to overlap the others and is from the viewpoint of a different family member Enjoyable The 4th in the family saga which intertwines the lives of the two families set in the turbulent 1960 s The oldest generation still holds onto their pre WWII perspective of how one should live their life and the oungest finding their way in the world rebelling against the norms and the Vietnam world or trying to fit in the status uo In Vietnam world or trying to fit in the status uo In middle Iris Theo still maneuvering their way through life marriage career parenting Fairly satisfying family drama 35 starsAlthough the 4th in the saga it could be read as a stand alone novel I read the others so long ago I barely remember the family journey to this point I just could not get into reading this book if a book does not grab me from the beginning then I usually don t enjoy it Wonderful book Belva Plain is an amazing write. Eart of the Stern's seeming security and happiness The secret that could destroy everythin. Family thus getting to know the only descendants he has even if for only a short period of time I loved the modern conflicts and the later generations struggling with some of the same issues the modern conflicts and the later generations struggling with some of the same issues the older people Even the ends of some of my favorite characters was done completely and in keeping with their ways of life This series is a delight Again such lovely writing This was probably my least favorite of the series so far actually There was politics than normal Once ou get through the first third of the book it s great Fabulous continuation of the Jewish American family saga This book predominantly about Theo and Iris and Paul Werner Interesting times as America enters the Vietnam war Highly recommend providing the saga is read in seuence Another wonderful bookThis family saga warmed my heart The author s words flow like a beautiful river I will miss dear Paul and beautiful loving Anna Now the families move one with the knowledge and wisdom given to them by Paul and Anna How I wished they could be in the final saga book 5 Who knows what s to come I will. House But one outsider Paul Werner knew better He knew the secret that lay buried at the .
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every book while still keeping original main characters in the center of the two familiesIn this book we focus onbook while still keeping the original main characters in the center of the two familiesIn this book we focus on characters in the center of the two familiesIn this book we focus on Iris Theo their trials and the trials of their family Paul and Theo become close and Paul helps Theo find his son Steve who joined a revolutionary movement against the Viet Nam war We see the connection of the two families as Paul s nephew Tim enlists one of his students Steve Anna s grandson into the anti war movement Following the times of the 60s we see hippie types in Agnes Meg s daughter as she goes to New Mexico to pursue her artIn this book too Paul finally accepts Anna s refusal and comes to an understanding of why she chose to stay with her family as he sees the bond they all have because of her nurturing He finds peace and falls in love with Ilse a dedicated Doctor who at first refuses his proposal of marriage to pursue her life s dream of being a Doctor in IsraelPaul will never divulge to Iris the truth of her parentage but he does come to spend time with her and her. Iris and Theo Stern seemed to have it all a secure marriage four children and a beautiful. ,