The Children

The Children

Large Print - 2016
Average Rating:
2
Rate this:
This is the story of a wealthy, but unconventional New England family, told from the perspective of a reclusive 29-year-old who has a secret (and famous) life on the Internet. Charlotte Maynard rarely leaves her mother's home, the sprawling Connecticut lake house that belonged to her late stepfather, Whit Whitman, and the generations of Whitmans before him. While Charlotte and her sister, Sally, grew up at "Lakeside", their stepbrothers, Spin and Perry, were welcomed as weekend guests. Now the grown boys own the estate, which Joan occupies by their grace and a provision in the family trust. When Spin, the youngest and favorite of all the children, brings his fiancé home for the summer, the entire family is intrigued. The beautiful and accomplished Laurel Atwood breathes new life into this often comically rarefied world. But as the wedding draws near, and flaws surface in the family's polite veneer, an array of simmering resentments and unfortunate truths are exposed.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine :, Center Point Large Print,, 2016.
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781683240259
Characteristics: 351 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

l
lorhu
Jul 26, 2016

A quick read, enjoyable

multcolib_karene Jun 11, 2016

Dark humor, family dysfunction, secrets, all heading towards a surprising ending.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at YPRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top