Floating in My Mother's Palm
By (author) Ursula Hegi
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Floating in My Mother's Palm by Ursula Hegi
Book DescriptionFloating in My Mother's Palm is the compelling and mystical story of Hanna Malter, a young girl growing up in 1950's Burgdorf, the small German town Ursula Hegi so brilliantly brought to life in her bestselling novel Stones from the River. Hanna's courageous voice evokes her unconventional mother, who swims during thunderstorms; the illegitimate son of an American GI, who learns from Hanna about his father; and the librarian, Trudi Montag, who lets Hanna see her hometown from a dwarf's extraordinary point of view. Although Ursula Hegi wrote Floating in My Mother's Palm first, it can be read as a sequel to Stones from the River.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780684854755
(203mm x 133mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Prentice Hall & IBD
Publisher: Prentice Hall (a Pearson Education company)
Publish Date: 27-Jul-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ursula Hegi
Ursula Hegi lived the first eighteen years of her life in Germany. In addition to STONES FROM THE RIVER, she is the author of THE VISION OF EMMA BLAU, FLOATING IN MY MOTHER'S PALM, INTRUSIONS and UNEARNED PLEASURES AND OTHER STORIES. She lives in New York.
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