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The nature of fragile things / Susan Meissner.

Available copies

  • 12 of 36 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

18 current holds with 36 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews F MEI (Text) 73351000056686 Adult Fiction Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland IF MEISSNER susan Nature (Text) 76277000041383 Inspirational Fiction* In process -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC MEI (Text) 36803001140594 FICTION In process -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC MEISSNE (Text) 79361000119924 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC MEISSNER S (Text) 33118000196248 Adult: New Book Checked out 03/01/2021
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville FIC MEISSNER, S. (Text) 38301000040009 New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC MEI (Text) 33187004778573 Fiction (adult) Checked out 03/02/2021
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Meissner (Text) 36626104203096 2nd Floor New Adult Checked out 03/13/2021
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown FICTION MEIS (Text) 39213000897383 New Adult Books Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville FIC MEISSNER, SUSAN (Text) 33946003642506 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 03/06/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451492180
  • ISBN: 0451492188
  • Physical Description: 367 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A novel"--Jacket.
Summary, etc.:
"April 18, 1906: A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak, igniting a devouring inferno. Lives are lost, lives are shattered, but some rise from the ashes forever changed. 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 beautiful. While Sophie quickly develops deep affection for Kat, Martin's silent five-year-old daughter, his odd behavior leaves her with the uneasy feeling that something about her newfound situation isn't right. Then one early-spring 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 earthquake, thrusting them onto a perilous journey that will test their resiliency and resolve and, ultimately, their belief that love can overcome fear. From the acclaimed author of The Last Year of the War and As Bright as Heaven comes a gripping novel about the bonds of friendship and mother love, and the power of female solidarity."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 > Fiction.
Earthquakes > Fiction.
Natural disasters > Fiction.
Mail order brides > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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