Description - Trespass by Valerie Martin
Major new novel from the 2003 Orange Prize-winning author of PROPERTYToby and Salome are a young, modern couple living in New York, but their backgrounds are world apart. He is a middle-class all-American boy from a family of academics; she is a Croatian refugee raised in New Orleans.When Salome unexpectedly becomes pregnant, they decide to spend their lives together and hastily marry. But finding a way to reconcile their families and pasts proves a difficult task. Toby's mother's deep-seated mistrust of Salome causes tension, leaving her unable to accept her new daughter-in-law. But Salome' s past, full of dangerous secrets, is more horrifying than any of them could imagine - and the violence that destroyed her homeland is far from over...
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(132mm x 199mm x 25mm)
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
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Author Biography - Valerie Martin
Valerie Martin is the author of two collections of short fiction and seven novels, including the 2003 Orange Prize-winning PROPERTY. She is also the author of a non-fiction work about St Francis of Assisi, Salvation. She lives in upstate New York.