Family Tree

By Barbara Delinsky
(Broadway Books, Paperback, 9780767925181, 385pp.)

Publication Date: October 30, 2007

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Description
For as long as she can remember, Dana Clarke has longed for the stability of home and family. Now she has married a man she adores, whose heritage can be traced back to the Mayflower, and she is about to give birth to their first child. But what should be the happiest day of her life becomes the day her world falls apart. Her daughter is born beautiful and healthy, and in addition, unmistakably African-American in appearance. Dana's determination to discover the truth about her baby's heritage becomes a shocking, poignant journey. A superbly crafted novel, "Family Tree "asks penetrating questions about family and the choices people make in times of crisis.



About the Author
BARBARA DELINSKY is the author of twenty-one "New York Times" bestselling books. She has been published in twenty-eight languages worldwide. A lifelong New Englander, Delinsky earned a B.A. in psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in sociology at Boston College. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, more books than she'll ever be able to read, two tennis racquets, and enough electronic devices to keep in close touch with her children and their families.


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  1. What were your initial theories about Lizzie's ancestors? Did you ever doubt Dana's fidelity?

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