Another Woman's Daughter

Product Number: EB00594161
Released: Oct 06, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780698194816
Publisher: Berkley
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Set against the tumultuous background of apartheid South Africa, a powerful and moving debut about family, sacrifice, and discovering what it means to belong Celia Mphephu knows her place in the world. A black servant working in the white suburbs of 1960s Johannesburg, she's all too aware of her limitations. Nonetheless, she has found herself a comfortable corner: She has a job, can support her faraway family, and is raising her youngest child, Miriam. But as racial tensions explode, Celia's world shifts. Her employers decide to flee the political turmoil and move to England-and they ask to adopt Miriam and take her with them. Devastated at the prospect of losing her only daughter, yet unable to deny her child a safer and more promising future, Celia agrees, forever defining both their futures. As Celia fights against the shattering violence of her time, Miriam battles the quiet racism of England, struggling to find her place in a land to which she doesn't belong-until the call of her heritage inexorably draws her back to Africa to discover the truth behind her mother's choices and uncover a heartbreaking secret from long ago READERS GUIDE INSIDE

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Author(s): Fiona Sussman
Original Publish Date: Oct 06, 2015

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Author(s): Fiona Sussman
Narrator(s): Nicolette McKenzie
Product Number Z100091245
Released: Oct 06, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780147520753

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