Hand Me Down World

Hand Me Down World

Book - 2010
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This is a story about a woman. And the truck driver who mistook her for a prostitute. The old man she robbed and the hunters who smuggled her across the border. The woman whose name she stole, the wife who turned a blind eye. This is the story of a mother searching for her child.
Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, c2010.
ISBN: 9780307400147
Branch Call Number: JONES
Characteristics: 313 p. ; 22 cm.


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Aug 02, 2012

This is a post-modern novel, with each character telling the story from his or her perspective. I enjoyed it.

Jul 22, 2012

Haunting story of an African woman who makes it all the way to Germany in search of her stolen child, told as a mosaic of sometimes contradictory fragments told by people who she met, and by herself.

Apr 20, 2011

I finished this book a week ago, but find that I am still thinking about it. I grew to admire the woman and the inspector who became her advocate. I loved the ending. Hurrah for mothers and women who care about children. A terrific read.

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