The Storyteller's Daughter
By (author) Maria Goodin
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Storyteller's Daughter by Maria Goodin
Book DescriptionMeg May can't remember anything about her early childhood but her cookery-obsessed, fairytale-telling mother has filled her in on all the important details. Meg knows that her father was a French chef who died in a tragic pastry-making accident; that as a premature baby she was put on a sunny windowsill to ripen; and that the scar on her cheek was the result of a nasty nip from one of her mother's crab cakes. But, at eight years old, Meg rebels against this fictional life and decides there and then to turn her back on the world of stories, determined to let logic rule every thought and deed. Now on the verge of a respected scientific career with a scientist boyfriend who believes only in facts, Meg is called home. Her mother is ill and as Meg spends one last beautiful summer baking, gardening and talking with her mother, rediscovering what's important, she longs to know the reality of her life - but Meg may not discover the truth in time. A poignant, funny and heartwarming novel of mothers and daughters, families and secrets, this is a book to lose - and find yourself - in.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781743312865
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback (190mm x 135mm x mm)
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2012
Country of Publication: Australia
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Books By Author Maria Goodin
Storyteller'S Daughter, Paperback (March 2013)
Meg May can't remember anything about her early childhood but her cookery - obsessed, fairytale - telling mother has filled her in on all the important details. Meg knows that her father was a French chef who died in a tragic pastry - making accident; that as a premature baby she was put on a sunny windowsill to ripen; and that the scar on her c...
Nutmeg, Paperback (April 2012)» View all books by Maria Goodin
Meg is growing up in a world of food filled fantasy; where her first tooth was so sharp her mother used her as a can opener, and eating too many apples once left her spitting pips. Then she is humiliated in front of the other children at school and turns her back on the world of fiction, deciding to let logic rule her everyday thoughts and deeds.
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