An emotional, tender and funny novel from award-winning author Alecia McKenzie that asks, what does family mean to you? Seeking solitude after a personal tragedy upends his world, artist Chris travels to his mother's homeland, Jamaica, in a bid to find peace. He expects to spend his time painting in solitude, coming to terms with his loss and the fractured relationship with his father. Instead, he discovers a new extended and complicated 'family' with their own startling stories. Can they help him to become whole again? Told from different points of view, this is an utterly compelling and deeply relatable novel from the winner of two Commonwealth literary prizes. Fans of Girl, Woman, Other and The Vanishing Half will love this book about friendship, community, chosen family, and healing after trauma.
- Publisher: Dialogue
- ISBN: 9780349702537
- Number of pages: 208
- Weight: 335g
- Dimensions: 218 x 140 x 24 mm