We Were The Mulvaneys Author:Joyce Carol Oates The Mulvaneys are blessed by all that makes life sweet - a hardworking father, a loving mother, three fine sons and a bright, pretty daughter. They are confident in their love for each other and their position in the rural community of Mt. Ephraim, NY. But something happens on Valentines Day 1976 - an incident that is hushed up in the town and ... more »never spoken of in the Mulvaney home - that rends the fabric of their family life.
As the years pass the secrets that they keep from each other threaten to destrtoy them, but ultimately they bridge the chasms between them and reunite in the spirit of love and healing. Rarely has such an acclaimed writer made such a startling and inspiring statement about the value of hope and compassion.« less