Apples Never Fall Summary
Liane Moriarty

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Apples Never Fall Overview

Liane Moriarty's thriller novel, Apples Never Fall, is the story of Joy and Stan Delaney and their adult children -- Amy, Troy, Logan, and Brooke. Joy and Stan have high expectations for themselves and their offspring, but the family crumbles when these expectations do not come to fruition. The Delaneys become winners when the arrival of a mysterious stranger forces them to look at themselves and their relationships. They realize that mistakes are not always failures. Instead, mistakes are a part of life's natural flow. This realization allows them to achieve the success that evaded them in the past and emerge as improved and mature adults. Themes pertaining to marriage, the influence of the past on the present, types of abuse, false appearances, and family relationships are prevalent in the narrative.

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