The Good Children

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Fawcett, 1999 - Fiction - 272 pages
17 Reviews
A superb story of death, love and deception. -- starred, "Library Journal"
A wrenching masterpiece about love, loyalty, and lies that will lodge itself in readers' psyches long after they've finished the last, stunning chapter. -- starred, "Booklist"
When they move to a new home in Oregon, the McNair family know they're where they belong. But when tragedy strikes the family, the children face the prospect of being separated by the state. Rather than being sent to different foster homes, the four children decide to lie. And it's a big lie. The sort of deceit that can hold a family together or tear it apart . . .

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User Review  - Louise - Goodreads

Another old (1990s) novel I discovered by Kate Wilhelm. She is an excellent writer - have yet to find something of hers I don't like! Read full review

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User Review  - Jenna Glading-razeghi - Goodreads

Really interesting story line. I was not sure I would like this but the story was interesting and held my attention throughout. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Kate Wilhelm is the author of more than thirty novels, including For the Defense, Death Qualified, and The Best Defense. Her science fiction has won the Nebula Award, the Prix Apollo, the Hugo Award, and the Jupiter Award. Her fiction has also been adapted for film, stage, television, and radio and has been translated into many languages. The author lives with her family in Oregon.

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