A death in the family

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Bantam Books, 1969 - Fiction - 318 pages
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Novel focuses on the family of seven-year-old Rufus Follett in Knoxville, Tennessee, just before and just after the fatal accident of his father, Jay. Conveys a sensitive but unsentimental portrait of childhood and the conflict between parents.

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User Review  - christinejoseph - LibraryThing

Pultizer Prize winner Slow Read — beautiful writing As Jay Follet hurries back to his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, he is killed in a car accident--a tragedy that destroys not only a life but also ... Read full review

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User Review  - LeslieHurd - LibraryThing

Shouldn't I love a Pulitzer Prize winning book? I can understand the grief of this family that lost its husband/father/child because he seems a genuinely nice man. Unfortunately, I don't like anyone ... Read full review

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