The Other Family: A Novel

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Touchstone, Apr 13, 2010 - Fiction - 336 pages
15 Reviews
When Richie Rossiter, once a famous pianist, dies unexpectedly, Chrissie knows that she must now tell the truth to their three daughters: their parents were never married. Yet there is one more shock to come when Richie’s will is read. It seems he never forgot the wife and son he left behind years ago—Margaret, who lives a quiet life of routine and work, and Scott, who never knew his famous father. Now two families are left to confront their losses and each other, and none of them will ever be the same.

Witty, intelligent, and insightful, The Other Family is a story of modern family life from one of our most beloved authors of domestic fiction.

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User Review  - Carinya Kappler - Goodreads

Richie, an aging entertainer and singer, dies suddenly in his sixties, leaving Chrissie, his partner of 23 years and their 3 daughters. Richie's previous wife Margaret and their son Scott had been ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle Nangle - Goodreads

Awful book didn't actually finish it all as it was eating away at my soul!! I stopped paying attention about half way through. What I did read is time in my life I will not get back. The characters ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Joanna Trollope has been writing fiction for more than 30 years.  Some of her best known works include Daughters-in-LawThe Other Family, The Rector's Wife, A Village Affair, Other People's Children, and Marrying the Mistress.  She was awarded the OBE in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honors List for services to literature.  She lives in England.

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