Friends of the Family

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In the third book of our fiction reprint series, Marion, a beautiful middle-aged doctor from San Francisco, reinvents her life with the help of her teenage daughter's exotic music teacher. Married to a talented and supportive husband, Marion should have felt that she had it all, but it wasn't until she had an illustrious affair with a family friend that she knew the true feeling of passion.

Lynn Freed is the author of four novels, including ...
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Overview

In the third book of our fiction reprint series, Marion, a beautiful middle-aged doctor from San Francisco, reinvents her life with the help of her teenage daughter's exotic music teacher. Married to a talented and supportive husband, Marion should have felt that she had it all, but it wasn't until she had an illustrious affair with a family friend that she knew the true feeling of passion.

Lynn Freed is the author of four novels, including The Bungalow and Homeground, both brought back into print by Story Line Press. She has been the recipient of numerous fellowships, including an NEA and a Guggenheim. A native of South Africa, she now resides in Sonoma, California.
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Freed is talking very good friends here indeed, as the plot of the 1982 novel follows an affair between married protagonist Marion and her daughter's music teacher. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781885266958
  • Publisher: Story Line Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2001
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynn Freed

LYNN FREED is the recipient of the inaugural Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She is the author of five highly praised novels and a short story collection, The Curse of the Appropriate Man. She lives in Sonoma, California.

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