Olivia is a freelance writer who moved to Ouray from San Francisco. She enjoys dancing, watching documentaries, traveling and walking her dog, Frankie
In the village of al-Awafi in Oman, we encounter three sisters: one who marries after heartbreak; one who marries from a sense of duty; and one who refuses all offers to await a reunion with the man she loves. The lives of these three women unspool in a rapidly changing Oman.
This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in rich California farmlands, follows the intertwined des-tinies of two families—the Trasks and the Hamiltons—whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.