Perhaps, with luck.... by Judith LovePerhaps, with luck.... by Judith Love

Perhaps, with luck....

byJudith Love

Paperback | March 15, 2013

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Judith Love is a gifted storyteller. Inthis compelling and thought-provoking novel with its skillfullyinterwoven plots, she takes the reader on journeys within Canada,Britain and Southern Africa. The author’s acute sense of time andplace and well-drawn characters, combine to make this a book that ishard to put down.

Rosalind Halvorsen. Montreal, 2012

It is the Fall of 2008. Maggie Stanton,a widowed mother with a part-time job at Queen’s University inKingston, Ontario, finds herself at a watershed in her life. Earlier,her husband’s profession had taken the family around the world,with repercussions for Maggie’s career and the upbringing of theirchildren. While now contemplating her own future she is unexpectedlycaught up in the complex relationships of her son and daughter, bothin their mid-twenties.

Originally on a whim, Maggie has tracedthe life of her own great-grandmother, Emilie Jane McNiven, who had aroot in the Huron community of Wendake, Quebec. With some time on herhands, Maggie writes a fictionalized biography of Emilie whose lifelends an historical counter point to the life of Maggie and herfamily.

Events transpire to take Maggie to theAfrican continent. When she returns home and watches her son anddaughter leave to follow their own paths she finally confronts herfuture.

The story is predominantly aboutrelationships, present day and historical, and it is theserelationships that allow the writer and reader to explore suchsubjects as cultural pluralism, religious diversity, language, androots -- subjects at the heart of Canada.

Title:Perhaps, with luck....Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2013Publisher:Baico PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927481295

ISBN - 13:9781927481295

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