A Good Family (Paperback)

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A Good Family (Paperback)


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God Halsa is not good. The  big pharma company encourages over-prescribing their ADHD pills-newly reformulated as gummies, just to be safe from "going generic." A wrongful death lawsuit ensues. Their marketing star Beth is taking the fall and going to jail. With two young daughters, a feckless husband bankrupting them, and a family of moochers, it looks like only her smart, spinster sister-in-law has the resolve to keep them all together, as well as investigate who leaked secrets to the whistle-blowing nanny.  Part legal thriller, corporate crime story, and fractured family drama, A Good Family's chapters alternate between the worlds of consumer excess, and Beth's stay at a federal prison camp (LaMer versus merde). The end result is a gripping, satisfying dance that pulls you in for a big finish. P.S. California author Kim, will be releasing her  next novel as an Ann Arbor resident--in the words of one former "Camp Cupcake" alumna--it's a good thing!"

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"A story of money, family, who you can trust, and the extremes to which one will go for blood. I couldn't put it down." --Lisa Ling, host of CNN's This Is Life

Keep your family close and your enemies closer.

Beth is the darling of God Halsa, a pharmaceutical giant, and she's got the outrageous salary and lifestyle to prove it. Until she lands in white-collar women's prison, thanks to a high-profile whistleblower suit.

Sam, Beth's husband, used to be the town's most eligible bachelor, and he's never had to do anything for himself. Until his wife goes to jail, and he's left to raise two daughters on his own.

Lise, the au pair, is the whistleblower. But is she? Everyone knows she's not clever enough to have done it alone.

Hannah, Sam's sister, is devoted to her family. There's nothing she wouldn't do for them.

Eva, Beth's sister, is the smart one. (Read: not the pretty one.) Her life seems perfect on the surface, but sibling rivalry runs deep.

Martin, Beth's brother, is the firstborn, the former golden boy turned inside-the Beltway businessman. But what is he hiding?

Someone knows something. Someone betrayed Beth.

This is the story of the Min-Lindstroms. This is the story of the all-American family as it implodes under the weight of secrets, lies and the unchecked desire for wealth and power.

A.H. Kim is an immigrant, graduate of Harvard College and Berkeley Law, lawyer, and mother of two sons. She lives in San Francisco with her husband. A Good Family is her first novel.

Don't miss A.H. Kim's next exciting family drama, Relative Strangers
Product Details ISBN: 9781525804588
ISBN-10: 1525804588
Publisher: Graydon House
Publication Date: July 14th, 2020
Pages: 352
Language: English