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Mother of Pearl

Author :  Savage, Angela

Product Details

  • Country Australia
  • Publisher Transit Lounge, Australia
  • ISBN9781925760354
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2019
  • Bib. Info320 pages 23cm.
  • CategoriesPR - English literature
  • Product Weight400 gms.
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Product Description

A luminous and courageous story about the hopes and dreams we all have for our lives and relationships, and the often fraught and unexpected ways they may be realised. Angela Savage draws us masterfully into the lives of Anna, an aid worker trying to settle back into life in Australia after more than a decade in Southeast Asia; Meg, Anna’s sister, who holds out hope for a child despite seven fruitless years of IVF; Meg's husband Nate, and Mukda, a single mother in provincial Thailand who wants to do the right thing by her son and parents. The women and their families' lives become intimately intertwined in the unsettling and extraordinary process of trying to bring a child into the world across borders of class, culture and nationality. Rich in characterisation and feeling, Mother of Pearl, and the timely issues it raises, will generate discussion amongst readers everywhere.

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