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Island on the edge of the world / Deborah Rodriguez.

Island on the edge of the world / Deborah Rodriguez.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
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Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
F RODR
Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9780143793595 (paperback)
Author Rodriguez, Deborah author.
Title Island on the edge of the world / Deborah Rodriguez.
Publisher/Date North Sydney, N.S.W. : Bantam, 2019.
©2019.
Pagination etc. 300 pages, 10 unnumbered pages ; 24 cm
Contents note "In Haiti, nothing you see is what it seems ..." -- Front cover.
At back of this volume is: "Reading group questions" and "Some delicious Haitian dishes to share". Recipes ©Georges H. Laguerre 2019.
Summary Note Haiti. A poor country rich in courage, strength and love. As these four women are about to discover. Charlie, the rootless daughter of American missionaries, now working as a hairdresser in Northern California. But the repercussions of a traumatic childhood far from home have left her struggling for her way in life. Bea, Charlie's eccentric grandmother, who is convinced a reunion with Charlie's estranged mother will help her heal. Lizbeth, a Texas widow who has never strayed too far from home. She is on a daunting journey into the unknown, searching for the grandchild she never knew existed. And Senzey, a young Haitian mother dealing with a lifetime of love and loss, who shows them the true meaning of bravery. Together they venture through the teeming, colorful streets of Port-au-Prince, into the worlds of do-gooders doing more harm than good, Vodou practitioners, artists, activists, and everyday Haitian men and women determined to survive against all odds. For Charlie, Bea, Lizbeth and Senzey, life will never be the same again . . . -- Back cover.
Subject Families -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Haiti -- Fiction
Romance fiction.
Shelf Location F RODR
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