Twilight Child

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Stonehouse Press, Apr 1, 2001 - Fiction - 368 pages
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"The most heart wrenching novel about a battle over a child since Kramer VS. Kramer Strong and satisfying." Los Angeles Times 

When Charlie and Molly lose their son dies in an accident, their daughter-in-law remarries quickly and is vaulted into a new world of money and privilege. She is now determined to lead a new life and to keep her young son free from his grandparents blue-collar influence. Forced to sue for their right to visit their beloved grandson, Charlie and Molly enter a world of courtroom conflict that deeply affects everyone involved, including the trial judge. Each of the players in this remarkable drama must search their souls for the right decision that is in the best interest of the child whom they all deeply cherish. As always for master storyteller Warren Adler, the combat zone is the human heart, and in Twilight Child, the anguish reaches across the generations.  

"A sensitive riveting novel that shows the fragility of the human heart." Best Sellers 

"Compelling and real Adler is a master storyteller. A suspenseful, emotion-laden novel A winner. " Pittsburgh Press

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This contemporary examination of the rights of grandparents to visit their grandchildren is somewhat melodramatic, but engrossing. Veteran novelist Adler deliberately blurs the issue by making the ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

 Warren Adler is best known for The War of the Roses, his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce turned into the Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated dark comedy hit starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. In addition to the success of the stage adaptation of his iconic novel on the perils of divorce, Adler has optioned and sold film rights to more than a dozen of his novels and short stories to Hollywood and major television networks. Random Hearts (starring Harrison Ford and Kristen Scott Thomas), The Sunset Gang (starring Jerry Stiller, Uta Hagen, Harold Gould and Doris Roberts), Private Lies, Funny Boys, Madeline's Miracles, Trans-Siberian Express and his Fiona Fitzgerald mystery series are only a few titles that have forever left Adler's mark on contemporary American authorship from page to stage to screen. Learn more about Warren Adler at

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