by Emma Brockes
Hardcover, 298 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 | purchase
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Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.
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