Author(s): Joanna Trollope
Original Publish Date: Apr 05, 2011
Product Number: EB00563128
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781451618402
Publisher: Atria Books
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An elegant, wry, and superbly nuanced story about a woman with three sons-and three daughters in law-who must come to terms with the new configuration of her family. As Anthony and Rachel Brinkley welcome their third daughter-in-law to the family, they don't quite realize the profound shift that is about to take place. For different reasons, the Brinkleys' two previous daughters-in-law hadn't been able to resist Rachel's maternal control and Anthony's gentle charm and had settled into their husbands' family without rocking the boat. But Charlotte-very young, very beautiful, and spoiled-has no intention of falling into step with the Brinkleys and wants to establish her own household. Soon Rachel's sons begin to think of their own houses as home and of their mother's house as simply the place where their parents live-a necessary and inevitable shift of loyalties that threatens Rachel's sense of herself, breaks Anthony's heart, and causes unexpected consequences in all the marriages. Then a crisis brings these changes to the surface, and everyone has to learn what family love means all over again.

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Author(s): Joanna Trollope
Narrator(s): Rosalyn Landor
Product Number Z100035833
Released: Nov 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780792789000

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