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The True Green of Hope

3.36  ·  Rating Details  ·  25 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Examining the complex relationship between mothers and daughters, this provocative novel explores the nature of love and memory and how they shape truth. Sam’s life is haunted by the day her mother inexplicably abandoned her at the beach, leavingSam homeless at 13. Years later, when a coma patient is brought to the hospital where she works, Sam believes the woman is her mo ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by University of Queensland Press (first published 2005)
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Karen
Apr 18, 2016 Karen rated it liked it
The premise seemed unrealistic to me. Someone who was abandoned at age 13 would know her legal name, remember her relatives, and would recognize her mother if she saw her again. The idea was intriguing, but I found myself often rolling my eyes at this book.
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May 05, 2010 Lisa rated it liked it
A story of woman abandoned by her mother when she was 13 years old.
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