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Other People's Children

Trollope, Joanna

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ISBN 10: 0747536724 / ISBN 13: 9780747536727
Published by Bloomsbury, London, 1998
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Other People's Children

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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This is the story of the rapidly-growing modern social unit, the stepfamily. It explores the myths, the realities and the difficulties of trying to deal simultaneously with present relationships, past relationships and other people's children.

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Joanna Trollope is a "writer who seldom strikes a wrong note"*, and in Other People's Children, a #1 international bestseller, she has composed her best work to date. Delving into the dynamics of stepfamily life, she introduces us to two couples whose relationships are complicated by the enriching -- and sometimes, enraging -- presence of others. From the grown daughter who insinuates herself into her widowed father's romantic life, to the sullen teenager whose loyalties lie with her estranged mother; from the awkwardness of tense celebrations to the discovery of surprising sources of strength, this novel is "a bittersweet tale of the painfully divided affections created whenever a stepfamily is formed.

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