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This is My Daughter: A Novel

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This is My Daughter: A Novel

When Peter and Emma, both refugees from failed first marriages, decide to create a new life together, they do so with an optimistic commitment to creating a union -- and forging a new family from two existing ones -- bonded by love and trust. Their young daughters, however, are not partners in this new venture, but helpless participants. Like all children of divorce, the girls feel sorrow, loss, and a longing for their earlier lives. As the tensions and complexities grow steadily more powerful, This Is My Daughter moves inexorably to a stunning and emotional climax. Roxana Robinson, who has established a reputation as a perceptive chronicler of WASP family life, delivers a beautifully moving and compassionate account of a marriage in peril, proving once more that class and privilege provide no protection from the passion of opposing desires.

This is My Daughter: A Novel
by Roxana Robinson

  • Publication Date: September 16, 1999
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • ISBN-10: 0684864363
  • ISBN-13: 9780684864365