A breathtaking tale of family secrets, from the international bestselling author of An American Marriage
AN OBSERVER BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
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A GUARDIAN ‘BEST BOOK OF 2020 TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS’
A BOOKSELLER SMALL PUBLISHERS 2020 TOP 20
A Most Anticipated Book for 2020 according to The Sunday Times, the FT and the Guardian
‘My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist.’
Dana and Chaurisse are sisters, bound together by the life-changing secret of their father’s double life.
Only one of them knows the truth. When they do finally meet and form a friendship, the fragile balance of ignorance and silence that has kept James’ secrets safe for so long threatens to explode.
This soulful story of friendship and sisterhood paints an unforgettable picture of the messy knots that bind families together, from the prize-winning author of An American Marriage.