The Good Daughters: A Novel by Joyce MaynardThe Good Daughters: A Novel by Joyce Maynard

The Good Daughters: A Novel

byJoyce Maynard

Paperback | August 23, 2011

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“A story of choices and events so intimate I felt I was part of it. The novel is wrenching, the emotions radiant, and it will leave readers transformed”
—Luanne Rice, author of The Deep Blue Sea for Beginners


“Joyce Maynard has outdone herself in this beautifully written story you’ll find hard to put down and impossible to forget.”
— Elizabeth Berg, author of The Last Time I Saw You <_o3a_p>


Bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Labor Day, Joyce Maynard now brings us The Good Daughters, a spellbinding novel about friendship, family secrets, and the strange, unexpected twists of fate that shape our lives. The story of two women born the same day in the same hospital, but raised in vastly different emotional environments, The Good Daughters is another high note in Maynard’s already distinguished writing career.<_o3a_p>

Joyce Maynard is the author of seven previous novels, includingTo Die For,Labor Day, andThe Good Daughters, and four books of nonfiction. Her bestselling memoir,At Home in the World, has been translated into sixteen languages. Maynard's bestselling novelLabor Daywas adapted for film by Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman and...
Title:The Good Daughters: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:August 23, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061994324

ISBN - 13:9780061994326

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Couldn't get into it I found this a very slow read and rather repetitive. Story never got going for me. Too bad because I really wanted to like it. Maybe will give it another try at another time.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good Lots of surprises especially at the end. You'll want to keep reading to find out the secret
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book!!!! Love the twist of the book and surprise...great story lots of Joyce this is my second read of her books and plan to read the next one!
Date published: 2014-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Good Daughters What a wonderful book..couldn't put it down until the very end!
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Date published: 2014-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Good Daughters An enjoyable and pleasant read!
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“Exquisite . . . . [A] beautifully written book.”