Richard B. Wright Teacher's Daughter

ISBN 13: 9780006392705

Teacher's Daughter

3.44 avg rating
( 41 ratings by Goodreads )
9780006392705: Teacher's Daughter
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

Jan Harper, 36, lives in the basement of her mother’s suburban home. A high-school English teacher, Jan worries that she’s on the brink of wear-ing heavy walking shoes and retreating farther into her single, somewhat solitary existence. She’s just come off a failed affair with a married man, discovering she wasn’t the first mistress in his life. She’s slightly jealous of her friend Max, who’s always been “a little too flighty,” according to Jan’s mother. And the only prospect for a relationship comes colored in the dull gray form of Bruce, a fellow teacher. So it’s a complete surprise to Jan when a darkly handsome man insists on stepping into her tidy suburban world. James is younger, unemployed, has a prison record and a passion for his Trans-Am— complete with fuzzy dice. He also has a passion for Jan, although Jan has seri-ous doubts about a future with him. There’s something about James that both charms and repels her—an unpredictability that’s about to shatter both of their lives.

Once again, Richard B. Wright has shown that he is the master of brilliantly realized characters and evocative story-telling that shines in the details. This is a novel of collision, Jan from her sterile middle-class world and James from his seedy shadow one, both searching for love and wholeness. Richard B. Wright fans will not be disappointed.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Richard B. Wright is the author of nine novels, including The Age of Longing, In the Middle of a Life, and Weekend Man. He lives with his wife in Saint Catharines, Ontario.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 15.36
US$ 93.28

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780771597183: The teacher's daughter

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0771597185 ISBN 13:  9780771597183
Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, 1982

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Richard B. Wright
Published by HarperCollins (2004)
ISBN 10: 0006392709 ISBN 13: 9780006392705
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description HarperCollins, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0006392709

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 93.28
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds