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Her Father's House
Her Father's House
Author: Belva Plain
Beloved storyteller Belva Plain understands the rich tapestry of the human heart like no other. Her many dazzling New York Times bestsellers probe the shifting bonds of marriage and family with insight, compassion, and uncommon grace. And her new novel is no exception. A tale of fathers and daughters, lovers and families, acts of love and...  more »
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780440235804
ISBN-10: 0440235804
Publication Date: 12/2/2003
Pages: 416
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 85 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Donald Wolfe, a 25-year-old North Dakota native, comes to New York City in 1968 to practice law; five years later, he meets and falls for the captivating Lillian Morris. Marrying in haste, he repents big time when Lillian reveals herself to be disturbingly erratic. After she becomes pregnant, the two divorce, but when Donald judges his daughter, Bettina, to be neglected, he kidnaps her. Taking to the road, he invents a new past for himself and adopts the name Jim, renaming his daughter Laura. Many years later, the truth is revealed and Jim stands trial for kidnapping. Will Laura, now a young woman, be able to forgive her father his deception, which he claims was for her own good?
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This is an excellent read. I had read it before, but I got even more out of it this time. Difficult to put down.
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A wonderful story of a fathers love and a divorce that kept them apart. A tale of bonding and family.
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Really enjoyed this book.