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When Rebecca Monroe--married to Alistair, a scientist who doesn't believe in fate, but rather genetic disposition--discovers that she is pregnant, she begins to question what makes us who we are and whether her own precarious family history will play a role in her future.
For Rebecca, the wry and observant narrator of The Family Tree, simple things said over breakfast take on greater meaning: a home-improvement project foreshadows darker things to come; the color of one's eyes, the slope of a forehead are all missing pieces to the truth behind the family tree.
At once nostalgic and refreshingly original, The Family Tree is a sophisticated story of one woman and the generations of women who came before her and whose legacy shaped her life and its emotional landscape.
Title: Family Tree
Categories: Literature Soft Cover,
Publisher: Penguin Group USA Inc: November 2005
ISBN Number: 0452286948
ISBN Number 13: 9780452286948
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Book Condition: Used - Good
Item: 1.20 Item
Seller ID: 381777
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