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Terrace Public Library LOD (Text) 35151001088343 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781474606332
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017.

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Katharine is found dead at the foot of the stairs by her 30-year-old daughter Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of her mother's body are weighed and categorized, motivates Laura to write her own version of events. To bear witness to the unbearable blank space between each itemized entry. What emerges are a series of stories in which Laura attempts to discover how and why her mother died, as well as make sense of her own grief, by piecing her mother's body back together. In doing so, she is forced to confront a woman silenced by her own mother and wronged by her husband. A woman who felt shackled by motherhood and unable to love freely.
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Mothers > Death > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Motherhood > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Bereavement > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction.

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