By WIll Ryan
Pressed to assist a pal in desire, Anna, the oldest sister, for a price paid via her brother-in-law, Doug, gives you 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 filthy rich and politically bold engineer and industrialist. whereas assisting fix her sister's fractured marriage, Anna meets a good-looking Marine officer, significant Varnay, falls in love and starts off a tempestuous affair. She understands the affair is natural folly, harmful and toxic yet she cannot convey herself to prevent it, both. Then, the tragic occasions of September 11 interfere and he or she realizes she needs to make an irrevocable selection among her family members 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 previous quests for religious enlightenment have left him neither enlightened nor happy unearths salvation now not in asceticism yet in generosity and kindness. after all, it's 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 virtually destroyed his marriage. He faces huge, immense difficulties at paintings the place company politics and infighting threaten to break his occupation.
The look for love, forgiveness, realizing and happiness leads every body down paths and into locations a long way faraway from the tasteless safeguard in their previous. 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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Anna K.: A Novel by WIll Ryan