Clara's Heart

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Random House, Feb 1, 1987 - Fiction - 353 pages
3 Reviews
A novel about the unwanted children of the divorced rich centers on the deep bond that develops between David and Clara, his family's Jamaican housekeeper, forcing him to straddle two vastly different cultures

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User Review  - 9days - LibraryThing

I read this not too long ago, but for the life of me I can't remember too much about it. Couldn't have been all that great. What I do remember is that it's your average young-man-making-his-way-through-the-world type deal. Family crisis, work crisis, identity crisis. The usual. Read full review

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User Review  - Rachelle - Goodreads

It was good until the end.... did not like the ending.... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Joseph Olshan is the award-winning author of eight novels. His first novel was "Clara's Heart," which went on to be made into a film starring Whoppi Goldberg. His other novels include "Nightswimmer" and "In Clara's Hands," In addition he has written extensively for newspapers and magazines and for several years was a professor of Creative Writing at New York University. He spends most of the year in Vermont.

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