The Trouble with the Truth

The Trouble with the Truth

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Set in the 1930s, this poignant, funny, and utterly original novel tells the story of one lost girla€™s struggle for truth, identity, and understanding amidst her familya€™s nomadic, unconventional lifestyle. Whata€™s the right way to behave, to think, to feela€”if youa€™re always the new girl? How do you navigate life when youa€™re continually on the move? Do you lie? How do you even know if youa€™re lying? Whata€™s the truth anyway? Ita€™s 1928 and nine-year-old Lucresse Briard is trying to make sense of life and the jumbled, often challenging family ita€™s handed her: a single art-dealer father who thinks nothing of moving from place to place; her brother, Ben, who succeeds in any situation and seems destined for stardom; and their houseman, Fred, who acts like an old woman. As Lucresse advances through childhood to adolescence, she goes from telling wild lies for attention to desperately seeking the truth of who she is as a sophistication-craving teenager in the 1930s. Told from Lucressea€™s perspective as a grown woman, The Trouble with the Truth transcends its time in the late 1920s and a€™30s, and weaves the story we all live of struggling to learn who we are and the truth behind this human journey.a€œI suppose there was no point in asking you not to make that call, Catherine, a€ my father said. She looked up ... a€œIt was attempted robbery, thata#39;s what it was, a€ she cried, a€œand I never will understand you! Poor Jen! ... Do you understand that?a€ a€œ Noanbsp;...

Title:The Trouble with the Truth
Author:Edna Robinson
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2015-02-10


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