Among the Hidden
"That's okay, Luke," he said. "I'm not sure I'd want any son of mine getting too good at baking, anyhow. That's what a man gets married for."
Matthew and Mark guffawed.
"Getting married soon, Luke?" Mark teased.
"Sure," Luke said, struggling to sound as devil-may-care as Mark. "But don't think I'd invite you to the wedding."
He felt a cold, hard lump in his stomach that wasn't the bread. Of course he'd never get married. Or do anything. He'd never leave the house. (10.24-28)
"I don't know," he said. "I don't know any Jennifers. Just Matthew and Mark and Mother and Dad." He knew his parents' real names were Edna and Harlan, but he wondered if he shouldn't keep that secret. Just in case. (15.38)
"Mom was going through some snobbish upper-class phase with husband number one."
"She's had more than one husband?" Luke asked. He didn't know that was possible.
"Sure," Jen said. "Dad--who's really my stepdad--is number three." (16.37-39)