The Other Family

By Joanna Trollope
(Touchstone Books, Paperback, 9781439129838, 321pp.)

Publication Date: April 13, 2010

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the May 2010 Indie Next List
“Richie Rossiter has two families, the family he left behind more than two decades ago and his second family, with three beautiful daughters and the woman he would not marry. They revolved around Richie like planets orbiting a hot sun, never intersecting. He was the star of their firmament, and life spun around him until one day it stopped. Now, because of a strange bequest in his will, the two orbits must cross.”
-- Deon Stonehouse, Sunriver Books, Sunriver, OR


Description

When Richie Rossiter, once a famous pianist, dies unexpectedly, Chrissie knows that she must now tell the truth to their three daughters: their parents were never married. Yet there is one more shock to come when Richie’s will is read. It seems he never forgot the wife and son he left behind years ago—Margaret, who lives a quiet life of routine and work, and Scott, who never knew his famous father. Now two families are left to confront their losses and each other, and none of them will ever be the same.

Witty, intelligent, and insightful, The Other Family is a story of modern family life from one of our most beloved authors of domestic fiction.




About the Author
JOANNA TROLLOPE is the #1 bestselling author of eighteen novels, most recently a contemporary reimagining of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, as well as The Soldier's Wife, Daughters-in-Law and Friday Nights. She has been writing fiction for more than thirty years; her works have been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and several have been adapted for television. She was appointed to the Order of the British Empire in 1996 for her services to literature, and she lives in London and Gloucestershire.

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