All I love and know: A Novel
Told with the storytelling power and emotional fidelity of Wally Lamb, this is a searing drama of a modern American family on the brink of dissolution, one that explores adoption, gay marriage, and love lost and found.
For years, Matthew Greene and Daniel Rosen have enjoyed a quiet domestic life together in Northampton, Massachusetts. Opposites in many ways, they have grown together and made their relationship work. But when they learn that Daniel's twin brother and sister-in-law have been killed in a bombing in Jerusalem, their lives are suddenly, utterly transformed.
In dealing with their families and the need to make a decision about who will raise the deceased couple's two children, both Matthew and Daniel are confronted with challenges that strike at the very heart of their relationship. What is Matthew's place in an extended family that does not completely accept him or the commitment he and Daniel have made? How do Daniel's questions about his identity as a Jewish man affect his life as a gay American? Tensions only intensify when they learn that the deceased parents wanted Matthew and Daniel to adopt the children--six-year-old Gal, and baby Noam.
The impact this instant new family has on Matthew, Daniel, and their relationship is subtle and heartbreaking, yet not without glimmers of hope. They must learn to reinvent and redefine their bond in profound, sometimes painful ways. What kind of parents can these two men really be? How does a family become strong enough to stay together and endure? And are there limits to honesty or commitment--or love?
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|Grouping Title||all i love and know|
|Grouping Author||frank judith|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-11 22:54:21PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-11 23:58:59PM|
|author||Frank, Judith, 1958-|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction|
|display_description||"For years, Matthew Greene and Daniel Rosen have enjoyed a quiet domestic life together in Northampton, Massachusetts. Opposites in many ways, they have grown together and made their relationship work. But when they learn that Daniel's twin brother and sister-in-law have been killed in a bombing in Jerusalem, their lives are suddenly, utterly transformed. In dealing with their families and the need to make a decision about who will raise the deceased couple's two children, both Matthew and Daniel are confronted with challenges that strike at the very heart of their relationship"--|
|format_catalog||Book, eAudiobook, eBook|
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||9780062302878, 9780062302885, 9780062358493|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000436265|Book|Books|First Edition.|English|William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,||422 pages ; 24 cm., overdrive:0ddcad28-04a9-433a-879d-e64579061694|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|HarperCollins|2014|, overdrive:2f855993-64fe-4d91-8415-8202c8b67284|eBook|eBook||English|HarperCollins|2014||
|subject_facet||Families -- Fiction, Gay men -- Fiction, Love stories, American, Massachusetts -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction|
|title_display||All I love and know|
|title_full||All I Love and Know A Novel, All I love and know / Judith Frank|
|title_short||All I love and know|
|topic_facet||Families, Fiction, Gay men, Literature, Love stories, American, Orphans|