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This Is My Daughter (1998) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

When Peter and Emma, both refugees from failed first marriages, decide to create a new life together, they do so with an optimistic commitment to creating a union, and forging a new family from two existing ones, bonded by love and trust. Their young daughters, however, are not partners in this new venture, but helpless participants. Like all children of divorce, the girls feel sorrow, loss and a longing for their earlier lives.

Original title: This Is My Daughter
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTroubled Lives
FictionGeneral FictionTies That BindDysfunctional Families

Edition #1: This is my Daughter

This is my Daughter (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A portrait of parenthood, with all its wild loves and anguished fears...compulsively readable." Entertainment Weekly
  • "Nearly perfect prose...there isn't an awkward phrase or false note in the entire work, Robinson depicts this family's struggle to survive with unerring intelligence and grace." Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • "Glitters not with rich trappings, but rich with understanding of its people." San Jose Mercury News
  • "Compelling...after reading this exceptional novel, it may be hard to think about remarriage without this book coming to mind." USA Today
  • "Robinson writes with slow-motion precision. She registers every last gesture and nuance and gets it all right." People Magazine
  • "Robinson's impressive new novel grows on slowly you discover how truly ambitious and tough its intentions are." Newsday
  • "Often compared to John Cheever...but Robinson's latest novel made me think of an earlier literary forebear, Henry James." The New York Times Book Review
  • "With almost perfect pitch, Robinson captures the clash of worldviews between adults and young children." Los Angeles Times
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This is my Daughter (September 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Touchstone
ISBN: 9780684864365
Dimensions: 8.14 x 5.08 x 1.04 in
Pages: 416

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