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  • 24 of 27 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Crawford County.

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1 current hold with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crawford County Library-Steelville F ALV (Text) 33431000509602 Adult Fiction Available -

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Prologue : broken English -- Here there be dragons -- Where is Burkina Faso? -- Rules of sisterhood -- To be missing is not a crime -- Bar a luz -- Who is the most important one? -- Objects in mirror are closer than they appear -- All it takes -- Air quotes -- Cuckoos in Kyoto -- As if -- Harvest -- Epilogue : Japanese repair technique.
Summary, etc.:
"A literature professor tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband, even as a series of family and political jolts force her to ask what we owe those in crisis in our families, biological or otherwise"-- Provided by publisher.
Antonia Vega has just retired from the college where she taught English when her beloved husband, Sam, suddenly dies. And then more jolts: her bighearted but unstable sister disappears, and Antonia returns home one evening to find a pregnant, undocumented teenager on her doorstep. Antonia has always sought direction in the literature she loves, but now she finds that the world demands more of her than words. Now she questions: How do we live in a broken world without losing faith in one another or ourselves? -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Authors > Fiction.
Widows > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Illegal aliens > Fiction.
Responsibility > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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