9780889242876

Memoria

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  • ISBN13:

    9780889242876

  • ISBN10:

    0889242879

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
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Summary

This novel tells the seemingly ordinary story of a woman overwhelmed by grief when her lover abandons her. The loss opens an old wound some twenty years ago Emma's teenage sister vanished without a trace. Soon Emma will meet another man, but the return to joy is painfully slow. Rarely has the loss of love, as well as the subtle dislocation of a family hit by tragedy, been evoked more poignantly than in this luminous novel. In Memoria's multi-layered narrative, the reader is irresistibly drawn into the slow reconstruction of Emma's outer and inner world, a world of dizzying sensuality, deep sadness, bewitchingly beautiful images, and, ultimately, "the small circle of new beginnings."

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