Remembering the Bones
By (author) Frances Itani
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Remembering the Bones by Frances Itani
Book DescriptionBest-selling author Frances Itani's second novel is a beautifully written, moving tale of the staying power of family through time and memory, and the extent to which individual lives can influence and resonate in the world around them. Born on the exact same day as Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Canadian Georgina Witley is invited to an eightieth birthday lunch at Buckingham Palace. All she has to do is drive to the airport and board the plane for London. Except that Georgie drives off the edge of the road, her car plunging into a thickly wooded ravine. Thrown from the car, injured, and unable to move, she must rely on her full store of family memories, her no-nonsense wit, and a recitation of the names of the bones in her body--an exercise from childhood--to remind her she is still alive. As Georgina lies stranded and helpless, she reflects on her role as a daughter, mother, sister, wife, and widow, on lost loves and painful secrets.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780802144003
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 137mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Publisher: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frances Itani
Tell, Paperback / softback (February 2015)
"First published in Canada in 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd."--T.p. verso.
Best Friend Trouble, Hardback (April 2014)
After a fight with her best friend, Lizzy, Hanna learns how to see things from another person's perspective.
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An insightful, moving and beautifully written novel, REMEMBERING THE BONES goes deeply into the life of an ordinary person who, in her instincts to survive, becomes extraordinary.
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