Harvest Author:Belva Plain The crowning volume of the magnificent Werner family saga that began in Evergreen and continued through The Golden Cup and Tapestry brings old friends into new times and introduces us to new friends we will come to know and cherish. — The novel centers around Iris, the daughter of the beautiful and passionate Anna, whose love affair with Paul Wer... more »ner unfold in Evergreen. Harvest opens with the portent of family turmoil in the troubled era of the 1960s. Iris's fragile marriage to Theo Stern begins to falter while Steve, their eldest child and a student at a mid-western university, comes under the sway of the dynamic, charismatic, and radical son of Paul Werner's niece, Meg. Unwittingly Steve precipitates a chain of events tha spirals the family downward with no foreseeable end.
Paul, consumed by a lifelong secret he will never divulge, and still longing for the family he lost, finds himself drawn through Theo toward Iris. Sustained by the wise and gentle woman he has come to love in his mature years, Paul is finally able to balance his two lives and finds peace.
Out of forbidden love and uncompromising differences comes this vivid and moving tale.« less