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 The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner Sophie Whalen is a young Irish immigrant so desperate to get out of a New York tenement that she answers a mail-order bride ad and agrees to marry a man she knows nothing about. San Francisco widower Martin Hocking proves to be as aloof as he is mesmerizingly handsome. Sophie quickly develops deep affection for Kat, Martin's silent five-year-old daughter, but Martin's odd behavior leaves her with the uneasy feeling that something about her newfound situation isn't right. Then one earlyspring evening, a stranger at the door sets in motion a transforming chain of events. Sophie discovers hidden ties to two other women. The first, pretty and pregnant, is standing on her doorstep. The second is hundreds of miles away in the American Southwest, grieving the loss of everything she once loved. The fates of these three women intertwine on the eve of the devastating San Francisco earthquake, thrusting them onto a perilous journey that will test their resiliency and resolve and, ultimately, their belief that love can overcome fear.

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Date:
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Time:
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Avenue Flower Shop & Wine Bar, 10632 S. Cicero Ave
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Book Group  

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