1911 – 1941: After a period of war and plague, sensuous and maternal Mia finds joy with a flamboyant outlaw in a wild and exuberant time until it all comes crashing down on her.
1934 – 1966: A war-weary army nurse in the experimental atmosphere of postwar Paris, Josie bravely breaks a powerful taboo and later has to make a tough call.
Volume III: Elusive Bliss
1967-1997: A free spirit, Gigi finds intoxicating music and rebellion in Greenwich Village, San Francisco, Paris, Prague, and Woodstock, and then must grow up fast.
Volume IV: Lineage Trail
1997-2001: Adventurous and impassioned, Mara solves a family mystery and boldly embarks on a pivotal mission but can’t escape her dangerous desires
About the Series
Personal journeys—from rural America to wartime England and postwar Paris, from midcentury Manhattan to the millennial Pacific Northwest—are rooted in a regional narrative featuring abolitionists, bootleggers, fugitives and ecologists. Woven into this turbulent chronicle is the intriguing story of the secret connection between a resilient family of convention-defying women and a renowned dynasty of academics and activists.
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