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Family History

Family History( )
Author: Shapiro, Dani
ISBN:978-1-4000-3211-2
Publication Date:Aug 2004
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Anchor
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

From the prodigiously gifted author of the acclaimed memoir Slow Motion, a stunning and brutally honest novel about one family's harrowing recovery from devastation.Rachel Jensen is perfectly happy- in love with her husband, devoted to their daughter Kate, gratified by her work restoring art. And finally, she's pregnant again. But as Rachel discovers, perfection can unravel in an instant. The summer she is thirteen, Kate returns from camp sullen, angry, and withdrawn. Everyone assures...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Sagas
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.304 x 7.878 x 0.624 Inches
Book Weight:0.493 Pounds
Author Biography
Shapiro, Dani (Author)


Dani Shapiro was born on April 10,1962 in New Jersey. She attended Sarah Lawrence College where she studied under Grace Paley. She began writing fo rthe screen and adapted Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince" for HBO. She has also been a professor of creative writing at Wesleyan University and an instructor at Columbia University. She has since written five novels and 3 memoirs. Her novels include: Playing with Fire, Fugitive Blue, Picturing the Wreck, Family History and Black and White. Her memoirs are Hourglass, Slow Motion, Devotion, and Inheritance.

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