Skip to main content
PBS logo

Book Review of The Sight of the Stars

The Sight of the Stars
reviewed on + 9 more book reviews

Dressed in a brand-new suit, with $150 in his pocket 19 yr old Adam Arnring says goodby to his family and boards a train for the fabled west. The year is 1907. Soon Adam lands a job in a small department store in a boomimg Texas town-and meets a woman who excited him beyond all measure: the exquisite untouchable Emma Rothirsch. When another generation prepares to take its place in the family\'s empire, the Arnrings\' past begins to unravel, revealing a shattering secret that reachs back nearly a century.