The Only True Genius in the Family

The Only True Genius in the Family

Paperback - 2009
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From the author of The Last Beach Bungalow : a portrait of a family-in all its heartbreaking complexity.

Though she lives in the shadow of her legendary landscape photographer father, and is the mother of a painter whose career is about to take off, Claire has carved out a practical existence as a commercial photographer. Her pictures may not be the stuff of genius, but they've paid for a good life.

But when her father dies, Claire loses faith in the work she has devoted her life to-and worse, begins to feel jealous of her daughter's success. Then, as she helps prepare a retrospective of her famous father's photographs, Claire uncovers revelations about him that change everything she believes about herself as a mother, a daughter, and an artist...
Published: New York : Berkley Books, 2009.
Edition: Berkley trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780425225752
0425225755
Branch Call Number: F NAS
Characteristics: 292 p. ;,20 cm.

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