Family Pictures

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HarperCollins, May 15, 1991 - Fiction - 512 pages
8 Reviews
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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User 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

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User 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

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About the author (1991)

Sue Miller is the bestselling author of While I Was Gone, The Distinguished Guest, For Love, Family Pictures, Inventing the Abbotts, and The Good Mother. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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