Family Tree: A Novel by Susan WiggsFamily Tree: A Novel by Susan Wiggs

Family Tree: A Novel

bySusan Wiggs

Mass Market Paperback | April 25, 2017

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a powerful, emotionally complex story of love, loss, the pain of the past—and the promise of the future

Sometimes the greatest dream starts with the smallest element. A single cell, joining with another. And then dividing. And just like that, the world changes. Annie Harlow knows how lucky she is. The producer of a popular television cooking show, she loves her handsome husband and the beautiful Los Angeles home they share. And now, she’s pregnant with their first child. But in an instant, her life is shattered. And when Annie awakes from a yearlong coma, she discovers that time isn’t the only thing she’s lost.

Grieving and wounded, Annie retreats to her old family home in Switchback, Vermont, a maple farm generations old. There, surrounded by her free-spirited brother, their divorced mother, and four young nieces and nephews, Annie slowly emerges into a world she left behind years ago: the town where she grew up, the people she knew before, the high-school boyfriend turned judge. And with the discovery of a cookbook her grandmother wrote in the distant past, Annie unearths an age-old mystery that might prove the salvation of the family farm.

Family Tree is the story of one woman’s triumph over betrayal, and how she eventually comes to terms with her past. It is the story of joys unrealized and opportunities regained. Complex, clear-eyed and big-hearted, funny, sad, and wise, it is a novel to cherish and to remember. 

After graduating from Harvard University, Susan Wiggs became a math teacher. While working, she started writing her first novel which was published in 1987. She has written numerous romance novels since then including Home Before Dark, A Summer Affair, The Charm School and Candlelight Christmas. She has won three RITA awards for Lakesi...
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Title:Family Tree: A NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1.16 inPublished:April 25, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062425447

ISBN - 13:9780062425447

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from OMG! After reading this book I think I fell in love with Susan Wiggs and her writing even more. After finding out the hard way who the love of your life is really like can actually work out for the better in the long run. Finding out how to deal with finally as an adult is a funny thing as well.
Date published: 2018-02-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from wonderful A lovely story about family and relationships and everything in between.
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic read, captivating. Fantastic read, captivating.
Date published: 2018-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great read first time I read a Susan Wiggs novel and was pleased to venture out to another author other than my usuals. will be adding her name to my list of favorites
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Beautifully written, highly recommended
Date published: 2017-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good nice and slow. Great twist on family relashionships.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good I always enjoy books by Susan Wiggs and this one was no exception. This book gives hope about starting fresh or overcoming difficulties.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good A heartwarming story of about family and relationships. Another enjoyable book by Susan Wiggs.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I absolutely loved this book. Recommended it to many of my friends, and it immediately went on my top 5 favourite novels list!
Date published: 2017-01-08

Editorial Reviews

“Emotionally honest, poignant and including a delightful thread of humor… Family Tree is a story of one woman’s journey through betrayal and pain to emerge triumph as she learns to embrace the new challenges life has in store for her.”