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The Truth About Cinnamon
     

The Truth About Cinnamon

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by Cheri Laser
 

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Cheri Laser's first novel is a seductive page-turner full of emotion and intrigue, rich with characters that are vividly painted, funny and poetic.

The lives and mysteries of an immigrant family are bound to American history as the 20th century's complexities unfold. The past reaches out to claim Megan Cole in 1988 when her grandmother shares with her the intimate

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Cheri Laser's first novel is a seductive page-turner full of emotion and intrigue, rich with characters that are vividly painted, funny and poetic.

The lives and mysteries of an immigrant family are bound to American history as the 20th century's complexities unfold. The past reaches out to claim Megan Cole in 1988 when her grandmother shares with her the intimate details of her ancestry.

Traveling from one time setting to another, Megan discovers a collection of people not soon forgotten. Vibrant and three-dimensional, the characters love, laugh and hurt one another, while misunderstandings and secrets lead them into tragedy. Yet there is no shortage of joy, despite their troubles, as the years progress, until the accumulation of secrets finally explodes, with horrific consequences for the family.

In the end, when The Truth About Cinnamon is fully revealed, Megan realizes that nothing about her own life will ever be the same again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595660933
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/02/2003
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.31(d)

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5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I liked this book so much that I bought 5 or 6 additional copies and gave them as Christmas presents to friends. They all raved about how much they enjoyed it. Hopefully, we will see many more books from this talented author. Keep them coming !!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This new author has a remarkable writing and story-telling talent. I hope the book reaches the top of the book list. It deserves it. I also hope there are more books to come, although it would be hard to top this one.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I never would have thought this was a first book! It's a great read and I couldn't put it down. The intrigue and mystery of the family secrets will keep you reading long into the night. I feel as though I am a part of this family somehow and that I have known these characters all of my life. This book had me laughing, crying, and anxious to learn its secrets while at the same time dreading it coming to an end
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Truth About Cinnamon takes the reader on an unforgettable journey. It is a family saga in the best sense of the term. Not only did I come to care about the characters, but I was fascinated by the historical references which tie the book together. I look forward to reading more by this outstanding new author!