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October A Novel

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ISBN-10: 1595589627

ISBN-13: 9781595589620

Edition: 2014

Authors: Zoe Wicomb

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"Mercia Murray is a woman of fifty years who has been left." Abandoned by her partner in Scotland, where she has been living for twenty-five years, Mercia goes back to her homeland of South Africa to find her family destroyed by alcoholism and secrets. Between these two places, she recollects the past with a keen sense of irony as she searches to realize some idea of a home. October holds the reader in the emotional limbo of a woman isolated and deracinated: a stark articulation of the contemporary experience of immigration that will speak volumes to anyone who has ever pondered the condition of ageing and aloneness.With this pitch-perfect story, the "writer of rare brilliance" (The…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 3/4/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.71" wide x 8.48" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English