The Relatives: A Novel

March 23, 2021|
The Relatives: A Novel by Camilla Gibb
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From the renowned author of Sweetness in the Belly, The Beauty of Humanity Movement and This Is Happy, comes a bold, urgent and richly imagined novel about what it means to be a family in our modern world.

Lila is on a long, painful journey toward motherhood. Tess and Emily are reeling after their ugly separation and fighting over ownership of the embryos that were supposed to grow their family together. And thousands of miles away, the unknown man who served as anonymous donor to them all is being held in captivity in Somalia. While his life remains in precarious balance, his genetic material is a source of both creation and conflict.

What does it mean to be a family in our rapidly shifting world? What are our responsibilities to each other with increasing options for how to create a family?

As these characters grapple with life-altering changes, they will find themselves interconnected in ways they cannot have imagined, and forced to redefine what family means to them.
CAMILLA GIBB was born in London, England, and grew up in Toronto. She is the author of four internationally acclaimed novels--Mouthing the Words, The Petty Details of So-and-so''s Life, Sweetness in the Belly and The Beauty of Humanity Movement--as well as the bestselling memoir This Is Happy. Camilla has been the recipient of the Tril...
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Title:The Relatives: A Novel
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8.51 X 5.72 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8.51 X 5.72 X 0.8 in
Published:March 23, 2021
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385678094

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