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Perfect Strangers
Tasmina Perry
The Happiest Refugee: A Memoir
Anh Do
The Captain's Daughter
Leah Fleming
The Trader of Saigon
Lucy Cruickshanks
Someone: A Novel
Alice McDermott
The Wolves of Midwinter
Anne Rice
A Killing of Angels
Kate Rhodes
Gravity of Birds Pb
The Return
Michael Gruber
The Twenty-Seventh City
Jonathan Franzen

Defending Jacob: A Novel

Defending Jacob - William Landay As with all novels with parents/kids/murder/whodunit themes, it's always painful to realise that one never really understand one's children and then ultimately all that nature/nurture dichotomy goes out the window and one is left with one's failures, both as parents as well as being the child/children.
This novel would have been run of the mill but it does have a Pico (can I say that) twist at the end but I enjoy the sentiments drawn out in the telling of this tale.

I would have given 3 1/2 stars, but grandpa was a plot distraction.