Evergreen: A Novel [Belva Plain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The towering modern classic of passion and ambition that forever. Editorial Reviews. Review. “A magnificent story this beautifully written book will be treasured Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Evergreen: A Novel (Werner Family Saga Book 1) by [Plain, Belva. Based on the novel by Belva Plain, covering a time span from to The story begins in New York’s Lower East Side with the arrival of Polish-Jewish.

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I vaguely remembered seeing it before but it looked like my kind of book – big, juicy, multi-generational saga. Edit Storyline Based nelva the novel by Belva Plain, covering a time span from to Especially, if you enjoyed the thorn birds.

But the book goes on great lengths of other people who are sort of important but could have been edited down maybe to pages instead. Young Eric ages 9 to 13 2 episodes, Marnie Walsh Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. May 20, Kristen rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dorothy 2 episodes, The succeeding generations are never as interesting as the first generation pkain read about.

Many things about this book are similar to The Thornbirds. It’s just an incredible light sci-fi series that fans of “Dark Matter” would also enjoy. Insert your e-mail below to start getting these bbelva. Because when he visits there he finds out no-one with the last name of Evergeeen has ever lived there. I read this whole series back in the 80s and it made a big impression on me because of its description of the immigration process.

However, when it was finally published, it opened to wide appreciations and praises from one and all. This book was released by the Dell publishers in the year When two very different men fall in love with her, Anna is efergreen to be forever torn in love and loyalty. The characters were so evergeen to me and getting to know each of them made me want to know more about them. I never really connected with any of the characters, except maybe for the main character’s daughter.


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Over the years, Adam has cushioned his family very well with his earning and now the time has come for some rewards and contentments, and facing some new challenges together. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. One of my all-time favorite family sagas!! Joseph plodded along with his dreams and became fruitful and wealthy. In a book with otherwise careful attention to detail, it stands out.

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In shorts, it gives you a chance belvw live life once more. Paul Lerner 3 episodes, Betty Buckley Stay in Touch Sign up. I just loved this book. Werner Family Saga 5 books. She makes it clear that Nina and Keith are not at all welcome in her home. I remember sitting on a couch by the fire in a cabin up at Lake Tahoe reading this book, for I had been asked to come along with a family in order to baby-sit their children.

She comes to New York and moves in to live with cousin Ruth and husband, Solly Levinson, 4 children and 6 boarders. May 27, Julie rated it did not like it. I liked most of the book so i stuck with it; enough to that I requested the second in the series from paperbackswap.

Belva Plain’s writing struck me as clunky. Jan 24, Lorilynn rated it it was amazing. HOWEVER, some characters are underdeveloped, the writing is occasionally stilted and fragmented which makes the chronology difficult to follow, the storyline contains a lot of angst and tragedy, the relationship with the heroine’s first love ends unsatisfactorily, and the book is long, so set aside enough time to appreciate the read. It also shows a redemption that grows in a person when he makes up his mind to speak out the truth.


Becoming restless with sewing, Anna found a job as a maid in the home of the Werner family. It seems that the cultures of each period are portrayed appropriately. The characters are immigrants who have settled in America with a view of creating for themselves a better life. Once the grandparents have struggled to succeed and the grandchildren have been brought up in the lap of luxury, the interest pales.

Next, they receive news of his and his death. The story depicted in this book revolves around the life of the main characters named Margaret and Adam Crane, Randi, Nina, and Keith. They suffer 2 tragedies that no family should ever be made to bear.

View all 4 comments. I love every book of Belva Plain, and you will love her to! But at other times I was struck by the hard work in order to take advantage of opportunities.

Bela, as an error by the author, is that the building the partners first rehabbed and sold is somehow magically still in their ownership later after the Crash.

I have always enjoyed reading about generations. In the end, author Plain has described an intriguing novel that tells the story of a family bound by secrecy. Every year, she used to produce a novel of near about to pages. In fact, she used to write all her books and short stories longhand on plaln pads.

Jul 11, Sharon rated it it was amazing.