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Fstylized familyamily sagas follow the events (and often the rise and fall) of a single family. Key historic events and changes in social norms over time frequently play a role in the story.


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Birmingham, Stephen - The Auerbach will
Bradford, Barbara - Deravenel family trilogy & Harte family series
Burnard, Bonnie - A good house
Byatt, A. S. - The Children's book
Buck, Pearl - The good earth
Chiaverini, Jennifer - Elm Creek Quilts series
Chieng, Chieh - A long stay in a distant land
Coe, Jonathan - The rain before it falls
Cooper, J. California - Family
Cramer, W. Dale - Levi's will
Dailey, Janet - Calder saga series
Davidar, David - The house of blue mangoes
Drabble, Margaret - The peppered moth
Dunnett, Dorothy - Pawn in frankincense
Faroki, Roopa - Bitter sweets
Ferber, Edna - Giant
Galsworthy, John - The Forsyte saga
Gilmore, Jennifer - Golden country
Gregory, Philipa - The favored child
Haigh, Jennifer - Baker Towers
Haley, Alex - Roots & Mama Flora's family
Harrison, Jim - Returning to Earth
Huston, Nancy - Fault lines
Jakes, John - Charleston & Crown Family Chronicles
Lambert, Sonia - Three mothers
Lee, Jen Sookfong - The end of East
Lively, Penelope - Consequences
MacDonald, Ann-Marie - Fall on your knees
Pasulka, Brigid - A long, long time ago and essentially true
Perry, Anne - At some disputed barricade
Phillips, Gin - The well and the mine
Poole, Ernest - His family
Richards, David Adams - The friends of Meager Fortune
Rolvaag, O. E. - Giants in the earth
Robinson, Marilynne - Home & Gilead & Housekeeping
Rodriguez, Luis J. - Music of the mill
Rutherfurd, Edward - Dublin saga & Fault lines
Saylor, Steven - Roma: the novel of ancient Rome
See, Lisa - Shanghai girls
Shea, Christina -  Moira's crossing
Stefaniak, Mary Helen - The Turk and my mother
Tademy, Lalita - Tademy Family chronicles
Tan, Amy - The Joy Luck club
Taylor, Mildred D - Logan family saga
Tearne, Roma - Bone China
Todd, Jack - Sun going down
Urquhart, Jane - Away
Vassanji, M. G. - The Assassin's song
Woods, Stuart - Lee family saga
Wright, Jason F - Wednesday letters