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In an ambitious, yet intimate novel set in Taos, New Mexico, and Hamilton, Ontario, Sally Cooper explores unexpected motherhood, creativity, race, love and faith. With My Back to the World tells the stories of three women: Rudie, who is editing a documentary in Hamilton in 2010; historical artist Agnes Martin, who decides in 1974 after seven years’ exile in New Mexico to b ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Expected publication: June 25th 2019 by Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd
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Cooper's third novel is a gorgeously written, nuanced exploration of motherhood and art-making, coupled with the emotionally and ethically fraught terrain of international adoption. Wise and riveting.
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Goodreads Librari...: Please delete duplicate book 5 21 Apr 25, 2019 11:50AM  
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My novel WITH MY BACK TO THE WORLD, available now for pre-order at amazon.com will be in bookstores this month, JUNE 2019 with Wolsak & Wynn.
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