A NovelBook - 2013
Josephine Hurst has her family under control: two beautiful daughters, a brilliantly intelligent son, a tech-guru of a husband and a historical landmark home. But living in this matriarch's determinedly cheerful, yet subtly controlling domain hasn't been easy for her family. When her oldest daughter, Rose, runs off with a mysterious boyfriend, Josephine tightens her grip, gradually turning her flawless home into a darker sort of prison.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION ZAILCKA KOREN
Characteristics: 366 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Mother, mother
From Library Staff
2014 Alex Award Winner. Why did Rose run away? Did Violet really stab her little brother? Is her alcoholic father really having an affair? In this chilling novel about family dysfunction, does mother really know best?