Marie Howard asked:
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(view spoiler)[as amazing as this book is it did in fact leave me hanging! i want to know what happens to the rest of the family? and i would want to know if the so called rape effected marrianne in the future, did it make her stricter on her children? did it make it harder to love and trust someone considering it was her dads best friends son?! its amazing to realize that this could really happen to anyone HELP!!!!!!!!! (hide spoiler)]
Joanne Katzman I got the sense that Marianne was always loving and forgiving. She found a kind, caring husband and I expect that she is going to be okay. She's very nurturing to animals, and I would expect her to be nurturing to her children as well.