By Susan Meissner
A appealing shawl, handed down throughout the generations, connects ladies who research that the load of the realm is made bearable by means of the affection we supply away....
September 1911. On Ellis Island in ny Harbor, nurse Clara wooden can't face returning to ny, the place the guy she enjoyed fell to his loss of life within the Triangle Shirtwaist fireplace. Then, whereas taking care of a fevered immigrant whose personal loss mirrors hers, she turns into intrigued by way of a reputation embroidered onto the headband he carries…and unearths herself stuck in a issue that compels her to confront the reality in regards to the assumptions she's made. Will what she learns devastate her or unfastened her?
September 2011. On Manhattan's higher West part, widow Taryn Michaels has confident herself that she resides totally, operating in a captivating area of expertise textile shop and elevating her daughter on my own. Then a long-lost photo appears to be like in a countrywide journal, and she or he is pressured to relive the negative day her husband died within the cave in of the realm alternate Towers…the comparable day a stranger reached out and stored her. Will an opportunity reconnection and a century-old shawl open Taryn's eyes to the bigger forces at paintings in her life?
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Then to the Polish consulate, which was in the West sector—for espionage purposes, he was told. The Poles are a proud people. He wanted a visa on his passport, to travel to a town which had been called Stubendorf and was now called Stielszcz. When the document had been signed, stamped, paid for, and delivered, Lanny asked where there was a good place to get some Polish money, and the man told him of the nearest black market. Lanny thanked him cordially and in his absent-minded way left a good-sized chocolate bar lying near the cigarettes.
You were amused by the weaknesses of human nature, but you didn’t really mean any harm, and you certainly weren’t trying to change anything. You would invite your friends to share your meal of rutabagas, potatoes, bread and cheese; you would recall the good old days and repeat in elegant French the saying about the staircase of history echoing to the sound of wooden shoes going up and silken slippers coming down. was like a fisherman working a stream; he would cast into one pool after another, never knowing where he might get a rise.
I haven’t heard from him for some time’, replied the other. I wish I could help him, but I am no longer in a position to do so’. ‘I mean to ask him’, Lanny stated. He had been raised among older persons, mostly lovely ladies, and when he had said something bright he had observed their pleasure. Of this old man who was both a military hero and a count, he enquired concerning various guests and retainers who had been at Stubendorf in the old days, thus giving him the pleasure of talking about his past power and glory.
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner