A Novel

Book - 2019 | First edition.
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When Patsy gets her long-coveted visa to America, it comes after years of yearning to leave Pennyfield, the beautiful but impoverished Jamaican town where she was raised. More than anything, Patsy wishes to be reunited with her oldest friend, Cicely, whose letters arrive from New York steeped in the promise of a happier life and the possible rekindling of their young love. But Patsy's plans don't include her overzealous, evangelical mother--or even her five-year-old daughter, Tru.
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781631495632
Branch Call Number: DENNI
Characteristics: 426 pages ; 25 cm


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Dec 27, 2019

A mother leaves her daughter in Jamaica to go the US, where none of her expectations are met. It is very similar to the author's earlier book, "Here Comes the Sun". It is too long and predictable with a fairy tale ending.

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