The internationally bestselling novel, a towering classic of passion and ambition.
A magnificent story of courage and ambition. Born into poverty and fear, Anna Friedman is desperate to leave her native Poland. Determined to make something of herself, Anna takes a journey that will change her life forever. Crossing the ocean, she moves to into a cramped New York slum and finds a job in a sweatshop.
When two very different men fall in love with her, Anna is torn in love and loyalty.
A magnificent story...this beautifully written book will be treasured and reread for many years to come. - Library Journal
A grand, sweeping panorama...richly written, finely detailed...vivid and memorable. - Daily News
The queen of family saga writers...Belva Plain is in a class of her own - New York Times