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By Susan Meissner

From the acclaimed writer of secrets and techniques of a Charmed Life and A Bridge around the Ocean comes a brand new novel set in Philadelphia in the course of the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the tale of a relations reborn via loss and love.

In 1918, Philadelphia was once a urban teeming with promise. while its younger males went off to struggle within the nice warfare, there have been possibilities for a clean begin on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling city, got here Pauline shiny and her husband, choked with desire that they can now supply their 3 daughters--Evelyn, Maggie, and Willa--a probability at a greater life.

But simply months once they arrive, the Spanish Flu reaches the beaches of the USA. because the pandemic claims greater than twelve thousand sufferers of their followed urban, they locate their lives left with an international that appears not anything just like the one they knew. yet at the same time they lose household, they absorb a child orphaned via the disorder who turns into their unmarried resource of wish. Amidst the tragedy and demanding situations, they examine what they can't dwell without--and what they're prepared to do approximately it.

As vivid as Heaven is the compelling tale of a mom and her daughters who locate themselves in a harsh international no longer in their making, in an effort to both overwhelm their unravel to outlive or purify it.

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