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The children : a novel, Ann Leary

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The children : a novel
Title
The children : a novel
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Ann Leary
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eng
Summary
  • "From New York Times bestselling author Ann Leary comes the captivating story of a wealthy, but unconventional New England family, told from the perspective of a reclusive 29-year-old who has a secret (and famous) life on the Internet. Charlotte Maynard rarely leaves her mother's home, the sprawling Connecticut lake house that belonged to her late stepfather, Whit Whitman, and the generations of Whitmans before him. While Charlotte and her sister, Sally, grew up at "Lakeside", their stepbrothers, Spin and Perry, were welcomed as weekend guests. Now the grown boys own the estate, which Joan occupies by their grace--and a provision in the family trust. When Spin, the youngest and favorite of all the children, brings his fiancï¿1⁄2e home for the summer, the entire family is intrigued. The beautiful and accomplished Laurel Atwood breathes new life into this often comically rarefied world. But as the wedding draws near, and flaws surface in the family's polite veneer, an array of simmering resentments and unfortunate truths is exposed. With remarkable wit and insight, Ann Leary pulls back the curtain on one blended family, as they are forced to grapple with the assets and liabilities -- both material and psychological -- left behind by their wonderfully flawed patriarch" --
  • "New York Times bestseller Ann Leary brings an engaging novel in which four adult step-children must come to terms with their legacy and the family myths they've built their lives upon"--
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Title
The children
Creator
Summary
A wealthy but unconventional New England family of four stepsiblings struggles to come to terms with their legacy and the myths they have built their lives upon during a lavish family wedding that exposes long-standing resentments and unfortunate truths
Subject
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10484417
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.E238
LC item number
C48 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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Ann Leary
The children : a novel, Ann Leary
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The children : a novel, Ann Leary
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9781250045379
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015048744

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