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By Belva Plain

At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky's goals were  coming real. She used to be approximately to marry a superb man,  her profession as a legal professional used to be skyrocketing, and she  had by no means been extra appealing. after which the secret  she had hidden for nineteen years threatened to shatter it all.From the Paperback variation.

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Jay, I don't need such an expensive ring. " "Jennie, don't be a nuisance, will you? Don't argue with me. Go to sleep. I'm half asleep already. " She hung up and cried out loud into the room. " Walk into the family all of a sudden with a nineteen-year-old daughter, dropped down from nowhere . . Jay's babies . . the wedding just a couple of months away . . the Wolfes, that decorous, trusting, honorable pair. Liberal. Decent. But never fool yourself, the code behind the pleasant surface is a rigid one.

When it's all over, 23 you've nothing but a headache to show for the whole evening. " In a quiet bar downtown they sat half the night telling each other all about themselves: their politics, their families; their taste in music, food, books, and movies; their interest in tennis. They liked Zubin Mehta, Woody Allen, Updike, and Dickens. They hated golf, buttery sauces, zoos, and cruises. Something clicked. Afterward they both agreed that they had known it right then, that very night. The next day he sent flowers.

Their savings, the things they do not buy for themselves, and the vacations they do not take are all for her. They never say so, but she knows it. She is aware that they are giving her "good values": work, family, respectability, and education. Their daughter must have the education they missed. The world's evil must not touch her. They keep her safe. Pop is the more religious parent. Orthodox, he closes the store on Saturdays, even though it could be the busiest day of the week. He is clean-mouthed; she has never once even heard him swear.

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