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Author
Ondaatje, Michael
Descriptors
Adoption
Family Relationships
Loss
Love
Ranch Life
Sisters
Teens
Violence
Location/Setting:
California
France
Time Period:
1900s
1970s
21st Century
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Summary
Anna, Claire and Coop grow up as adopted siblings on a ranch in California until a violent incident wrenches them apart. As adults, each travels their own path: Coop as an itinerant gambler, Claire as an assistant to a public defender and Anna, an archivist, living in France and researching the life of a French writer.
Critique
This novel is a beautifully written exploration of the past, identity and family. Highly recommended.
ISBN
978-0307266354
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# of Pages
288
Published
2007
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Reviewer's Initials: DO


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