Far From the Tree
St. Martin's Press
Two African-American sisters, Celeste, a doctor's wife trying to maintain a facade of normalcy, and Ronnie, a struggling actress, inherit a North Carolina house at the death of their father and face a painful encounter with long- suppressed family secrets.
Family Relationships; Family member death; Family violence; Poverty; Homelessness; death of a parent; death of a father; abusive sibling; sexual abuse; impoverished family; homeless family
sisters; inheritance; North Carolina; marital problems; doctor; actress; secrets
Deberry, Virginia and Grant, Donna, "Far From the Tree" (2000). Diverse Families. 1440.