The Third Child: A Novel

The Third Child: A Novel

Marge Piercy

Under her mother's consistent scrutiny and misplaced within the shadow of her recognized senator father, Melissa is the 3rd baby within the politically renowned Dickenson kinfolk, the place ambition comes first and Melissa frequently comes final. In collage, she meets Blake, a guy of combined race and it sounds as if unknown parentage. His adoptive mom and dad are attorneys whose safeguard of death-row situations some time past introduced them head-to-head with Melissa's father whilst he was once the governor of Pennsylvania.

While Melissa and Blake's appeal is instant and fiery, a deadly mystery lurks underneath their courting -- person who may perhaps smash them ... and their families.

Provocative and fantastically written, and working with topics of affection, honesty, id, and the results of ambition, The 3rd Child is a striking page-turner.

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