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A Family Trust

A novel by

Jonathan Yardley called A Family Trust "his longest, his most ambitious and his best... a book with serious purposes that manages to entertain at the same time... rich in carefully observed details, in quick, sharp perceptions that reveal more than one at first understands... a fine, satisfying, rewarding book, the work of a mature and accomplished novelist," upon the book's initial publication in 1978. The passing of Amos Rising, town elder and editor of The Dement Intelligencer, leaves the Rising family without a patriarch and the town with a hole in its center. The ambitions and talents of the Risings, the changing face of the town and the life of the spirited, intelligent, and attractive Dana Rising fill the pages of this extraordinary novel. Ward Just's A Family Trust is about the public face and private souls of America's Heartland in the same way his other novels are about Germany, Vietnam, or Washington D.C.

The time has come to bring A Family Trust back into print.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 1979 : UK Hardback

Title: Family Trust
Author(s): Ward Just
ISBN: 0-436-22960-9 / 978-0-436-22960-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd
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March 1978 : USA Hardback

Title: A Family Trust: A Novel
Author(s): Ward S Just
ISBN: 0-316-47723-0 / 978-0-316-47723-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
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Paperback Editions

March 2001 : USA Paperback

Title: A Family Trust
Author(s): Ward Just
ISBN: 1-58648-034-0 / 978-1-58648-034-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: PublicAffairs
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June 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: A Family Trust
Author(s): Ward Just
ISBN: 0-345-28093-8 / 978-0-345-28093-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: A Family Trust
Author(s): Ward Just
Publisher: PublicAffairs
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