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Random House, Inc.
Robert and Lynn Ferguson are a picture-perfect couple with two beautiful daughters and a lovely home in an exclusive Connecticut community. Robert is on the fast track of a major corporation. Lynn is devoted to her family and good works. But in the Ferguson's closed doors hide a painful secret Lynn must keep from the world-and her children-at any cost... Not even the Fergusons's best friends, Josie and Bruce Lehman, know of Lynn's shame. Social worker Josie sees her bruises distrusts the too-ambitious, too perfect Robert, and suspects the real cause of the children's increasingly disturbed behavior. But not even Josie can pierce Lynn's wall of silence, a wall that will not crumble until Lynn is forced to face herself-and the truth-at last. Belva Plain's searing novel of a family's heartbreak, a woman's courage, and a subject too often talked about only in whispers.

Baker & Taylor
Presenting the picture of perfection on the outside, Lynn Ferguson, wife of the wealthy and successful Robert, hides her dark secret of domestic violence as she struggles to admit the truth about her husband

& Taylor

With their two daughters and comfortable suburban home in an exclusive Connecticut community, Robert and Lynn Ferguson enjoy a seemingly idyllic life, but behind closed doors, Lynn lives the life of a battered wife. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1993
ISBN: 9780385299282
Characteristics: 331 p. ; 25 cm. : ill


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Jul 31, 2016

five stars

Mar 12, 2015

I LOVE Belva Plain novels! The way she lets us see into her characters' lives is amazing and I am often in tears. All of her books are great.

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