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Jun 28, 2011
| ISBN 9780143119197
Jun 28, 2011
| ISBN 9781101535264
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Jun 28, 2011 | ISBN 9780143119197
Jun 28, 2011 | ISBN 9781101535264
An enthralling new novel from the highly acclaimed author of Becoming Jane Eyre. Sheila Kohler’s memoir Once We Were Sisters is now available. The compelling story of a forbidden marriage, a baby lost, and a love triangle gone horribly wrong, Love Child centers on Bill, a South African woman whose life has been defined by the apartheid-era, class-riven society in which she lives. Under pressure to make her will, Bill is forced to think about the momentous events and decisions that have made her an extremely wealthy if somewhat disillusioned woman. To whom should she leave her fortune? As Bill relives her past, we learn that this is a simple question with a complicated answer. In elegant, sensual, and nuanced prose, Kohler skillfully explores the space between our dreams and our reality, between our hopes and our disappointments.
Sheila Kohler is the author of six previous novels, including Crossways, The Perfect Place, Cracks, and Children of Pithiviers (all available in Other Press editions). A native of South Africa, she makes her home in New York City and teaches… More about Sheila Kohler
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