Refuge: A Novel by Merilyn SimondsRefuge: A Novel by Merilyn Simonds

Refuge: A Novel

byMerilyn Simonds

Paperback | September 4, 2018

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"After a life that rubbed up against the century's great events in New York City, Mexico, and Montreal, 96-year-old Cassandra MacCallum is surviving well enough, alone on her island, when a young Burmese woman contacts her, claiming to be kin. Curiosity, loneliness, and a slender filament of hope prompts the old woman to accept a visit. But Nang's story of torture and flight provokes memories in Cass that peel back, layer by layer, the events that brought her to this moment - and forces her, against her will, to confront the tragedy she has refused for half a century. What does she owe this girl, who claims to be stateless because of her MacCallum blood? Drawn, despite herself, into Nang's search for refuge, Cass struggles to accept the past and find a way into whatever future remains to her."--Publisher's description.
Merilyn Simonds was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1949 and grew up in Brazil. Educated at the University of Western Ontario, she has worked as a freelance writer, magazine editor and, since 1991, has devoted herself full-time to writing. Simonds has published 10 books and numerous magazine articles on subjects such as the envir...
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Title:Refuge: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.79 inPublished:September 4, 2018Publisher:ECW PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770414185

ISBN - 13:9781770414181

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