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Family Tree (edition 2007)

by Barbara Delinsky

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Title:Family Tree
Authors:Barbara Delinsky
Info:Anchor (2007), Edition: First Edition, Paperback, 400 pages
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Interesting insight into race and people's concepts and ideas. ( )
  soosthemoose | Aug 28, 2014 |
Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky
Dana was pregnant having a dream when her water broke. They were prepared and scared.
Hugh is on top of things and keeps her calm.
She is a designer and has done their own babies room. He's from a rich family.They get a healthy baby but has some features that are from a black family.
They find clues to help them solve the problem of where the black came from in their families...
Her grandmother raised her and runs a yarn shop where Dana and her best friend work designing articles of clothing. They have no idea why the baby looks African American.
Hugh is a lawyer and not only involves his family into paternity DNA tests but he takes on a case which involves an absent father...
Love all the references when it comes to knitting. ( )
  jbarr5 | Apr 4, 2013 |
A white couple, in which the husband comes from a very upper-middle-class family, gives birth to a black baby. The resolution is surprising to everyone. Enjoyable book especially for people interested in genealogy/family history; pretty much a women's book, I'd say. ( )
  auntieknickers | Apr 3, 2013 |
A good story, its a little obvious, but not a bad read and its got a great cover. ( )
  Petra.Xs | Apr 2, 2013 |
This was a free kindle offer.
I liked this, easy read that made me ponder what I would do if in a similar situation and what I really thought about bigotry, Enjoyed it and would recommend. ( )
  Lanetz | Apr 1, 2013 |
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Dana Clarke has always longed for the stability of home and family–her own childhood was not an easy one. Now she has married a man she adores and is about to give birth to their first child. But though her daughter is born beautiful and healthy, no one can help noticing the African American traits in her appearance. Dana’s husband, to her great shock and dismay, begins to worry that people will think Dana has had an affair.
The only way to repair the damage done is for Dana to track down the father she never knew. Dana’s determination to discover the truth becomes a poignant journey back through her past that unearths secrets rooted in prejudice and fear.
Barbara Delinsky’s Family Tree is an utterly unforgettable audio that asks penetrating questions about race, family, and the choices people make in times of crisis–choices having profound consequences that can last for generations.
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Dana Clarke has always longed for the stability of home and family—her own childhood was not an easy one. Now she has married a man she adores who is from a prominent New England family, and she is about to give birth to their first child. But what should be the happiest day of her life becomes the day her world falls apart. Her daughter is born beautiful and healthy, but no one can help noticing the African American traits in her appearance. Dana’s husband, to her great shock and dismay, begins to worry that people will think Dana has had an affair.
The only way to repair the damage done is for Dana to track down the father she never knew and to explore the possibility of African American lineage in his family history. Dana’s determination to discover the truth becomes a poignant journey back through her past and her husband’s heritage that unearths secrets rooted in prejudice and fear.
Barbara Delinsky’s Family Tree is an utterly unforgettable novel that asks penetrating questions about race, family, and the choices people make in times of crisis—choices that have profound consequences that can last for generations.

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When a white couple gives birth to a baby with distinctly black features, a family is thrown into turmoil.

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