The Family Heart by Robb Forman Dew
A Memoir Of When Our Son Came Out

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The author depicts the depth of family love in this recounting of the time when her son told her that he was gay and the events that followed.
 

About Robb Forman Dew

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Robb Forman Dew is the American Book Award-winning author of Dale Loves Sophie to Death and two other novels, The Time of Her Life and Fortunate Lives, as well as A Southern Thanksgiving. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
 
Published May 20, 1994 by Da Capo Press. 229 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Gay & Lesbian, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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A moving and honest account by American Book Award-winning novelist Dew of what she learned when her oldest son came out.

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In this affecting and eloquent account of the Dew family members' attempts to come to terms with the homosexuality of the elder son, who came out to his parents while a sophomore at Yale, Stephen emerges as a remarkably resilient and self-aware young man.

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Novelist Dew writes with compassion and humor about her son Ste

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