A masterful, engrossing novel about the life of a large family that is deeply bounded by the stranger in their midst--an autistic child
The whole world could not have broken the spirit and strength of the Eberhardt family of 1948. Lainey is a wonderful if slightly eccentric mother. David is a good father, sometimes sarcastic, always cool-tempered. Two wonderful children round out the perfect picture. Then the next child arrives--and life is never the same again. Over the next forty years, the Eberhardt family struggles to survive a flood tide of upheaval and heartbreak, love and betrayal, passion and pain...hoping they can someday heal their hearts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - christinejoseph - LibraryThing
Perfect Family - till Autistic Randall arrives - 40 years struggle Pg 448 - His life to choose ___ wrong - wrong choices Pg 467, 470 Love w/ conditions No one gets Love w/o some conditions want things ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EvelynBernard - LibraryThing
The Eberhardt's are the picture perfect family - dad is a doctor, mum stays home to look after two lovely children - a girl and a boy. Then, Randall is born and Randall has a serious disability. Sue ... Read full review