This Is My Daughter (Paperback)
Touchstone Books, 9780684864365, 416pp.
Publication Date: September 16, 1999
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Praise For This Is My Daughter…
The Washington Post Book World
Robinson's strength as a novelist rests in her ability to create the texture of life....This Is My Daughter shows us that it is -- as Robinson writes -- brave to be independent
and braver still to engage.
Vanessa V. Friedman
A portrait of parenthood, with all its wild loves and anguished fears...compulsively readable.
The New York Times Book Review
Often compared to John Cheerer...but Robinson's latest novel made me think of an earlier literary forebear, Henry James.
Carol Ratelle Leach
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Nearly perfect prose...there isn't an awkward phrase or false note in the entire work, Robinson depicts this family's struggle to survive with unerring intelligence and grace.
Los Angeles Times
With almost perfect pitch, Robinson captures the clash of worldviews between adults and young children.
Robinson writes with slow-motion precision. She registers every last gesture and nuance and gets it all right.
Robinson's impressive new novel grows on you...so slowly you discover how truly ambitious and tough its intentions are.
Compelling...after reading this exceptional novel, it may be hard to think about remarriage without this book coming to mind.
Colleen Kelly Warren
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A clear-eyed, poignant story of a family in crisis.
San Jose Mercury News
Glitters not with rich trappings, but rich with understanding of its people.