Sea Glass Author:Anita Shreve It is a house on the beach. Honora doesn't mind renting- despite its age and all its flaws, the old house is the perfect place for a new marriage. She and Sexton throw themselves into fixing it up, just as they throw themselves into their new life together. Each morning, Honora collects sea glass washed up on the shor, each piece carrying a d... more »iffernt story in its muted hues. Sexton finds a way to buty the house, but his timing is perfectly wrong. The economy takes a sickening plunge, and as financial pressures mount, Honora begins to see how little she knows this man she has married. Like those trasnlucent shards that Honora finds on the beach, Sea Glass is layered with the textures, colors, and vouces of another time. There is Vivian, an irreverent Boston socialite who becomes Honora's closest friend even as she rejects every form of convention. McDermott, a man who works in a nearby mill, presses Honora's deepest notions of trust - even as he embroils her in a dangerous dispute. And there's Alphonse, a boy whose openness becomes the bond that holds these people together as their world is flying apart.