She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthyJewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent NewOrleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm ofthe Civil War. Forced to choose between her dutiesas a Southern wife and mother and her love for aforbidden man, a forbidden cause, Miriam Raphael isat the center of the whirlwind in a spellbindingnovel of divided loyalties and divided hearts.
About the Author
Belva Plain (1915 2010) was the author of more than a dozen bestselling novels with both period and contemporary settings and themes.
"Rich, colorful, and compelling."—John Barkham Reviews.
"Belva Plain doesn't know how not to write a best-seller."—Newsday.