Family Secrets

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Penguin Group USA, Apr 14, 1994 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Readers return to familiar territory remembered from her classic Three Women at the Water's Edge and Stepping. Three generations of secrets begin to unravel when one woman's forbidden past is revealed--and the phantoms she thinks are long buried come back to haunt her, her daughter, and her granddaughter. LG and Doubleday BC Alternate in hardcover.

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FAMILY SECRETS

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Thayer's back in form here with a story about mothers and daughters that will remind fans of her earlier, much-admired Three Women at the Water's Edge (1981)—except that, this time, there's less ... Read full review

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Diane, a successful jewelry designer, is flanked on both sides by a mother and daughter whose choices in life she finds hard to understand. Her recently widowed mother, Jean, wanders through Europe ... Read full review

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Author Nancy Thayer was born in Emporia, Kansas on December 14, 1943. She attended the University of Wichita and received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in English literature. She taught freshmen English at various colleges and wrote fiction during her free time. Some of her short stories were accepted by various college literary reviews. Her first novel Stepping was published in 1980 and was adapted into a BBC radio series. Since then, she has written numerous books including Moon Shell Beach, The Hot Flash Club, The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again, Hot Flash Holidays, The Hot Flash Club Chills Out, Between Husbands and Friends, The Island House and Beachcombers.

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