Father's Arcane Daughter

by E.L. Konigsburg

Father's Arcane Daughter

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Kidnapped seventeen years before, a man's daughter by a former marriage appears at his new home in Pittsburgh and affects the entire family.

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For the Carnegie-esque Pittsburgh clan in this novel (which was later published under the title My Father's Daughter), time stopped years ago, when the family's eldest daughter was kidnapped. Now, a grown woman claiming to be the long-gone Caroline has returned. She's embraced by the family, even as doubts linger in the mind of her young half-brother Winston. Soon, it becomes clear that Caroline's agenda is to unlock the cage of fear in which Winston and his younger sister have

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