Refuge Refuge

Refuge

A Novel

    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings
    • $10.99
    • $10.99

Publisher Description

To whom do we offer refuge — and why?

After a life that rubbed up against the century’s great events in New York City, Mexico, and Montreal, 96-year-old Cassandra MacCallum is surviving well enough, alone on her island, when a young Burmese woman contacts her, claiming to be kin. Curiosity, loneliness, and a slender filament of hope prompts the old woman to accept a visit. But Nang’s story of torture and flight provokes memories in Cass that peel back, layer by layer, the events that brought her to this moment — and forces her, against her will, to confront the tragedy she has refused for half a century. Could her son really be Nang’s grandfather? What does she owe this girl, who claims to be stateless because of her MacCallum blood? Drawn, despite herself, into Nang’s search for refuge, Cass struggles to accept the past and find a way into whatever future remains to her.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2018
September 4
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
ECW Press
SELLER
ECW Press Ltd.
SIZE
2.3
MB

More Books Like This

Body Shocks Body Shocks
2021
Everything Here Is Beautiful Everything Here Is Beautiful
2018
Walking on Cowrie Shells Walking on Cowrie Shells
2021
Small Odysseys Small Odysseys
2022
The Next Page: A Fiction Sampler for Book Clubs The Next Page: A Fiction Sampler for Book Clubs
2015
The Lutheran Ladies Circle: Melody Markett's Crash Course on Life The Lutheran Ladies Circle: Melody Markett's Crash Course on Life
2016

More Books by Merilyn Simonds

Woman, Watching Woman, Watching
2022
The Walrus Tenth Anniversary Collection The Walrus Tenth Anniversary Collection
2013
The Convict Lover The Convict Lover
2015
Breakfast at the Exit Cafe Breakfast at the Exit Cafe
2010
Gutenberg’s Fingerprint Gutenberg’s Fingerprint
2017
Miss You Already Miss You Already
2015