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Fiction Contemporary Women

In Many Waters

by (author) Ami Brodoff

Publisher
Inanna Publications
Initial publish date
Apr 2017
Category
Contemporary Women, Jewish
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771333658
    Publish Date
    Apr 2017
    List Price
    $22.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781771333665
    Publish Date
    Apr 2017
    List Price
    $11.99

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Description

In Many Waters is the gripping story of three orphans whose lives intersect on the island of Malta during our current, urgent refugee crisis. Zoe, a budding historian, comes to Malta with her younger brother Cal to learn more about their Maltese mother, as well as the mysterious circumstances surrounding their parents’ untimely deaths. The siblings’ well-mapped plans are derailed when Cal, who is a daily swimmer in the Mediterranean, discovers a girl floating in the sea, barely alive. The small, battered fishing boat on which she has journeyed from Libya to Malta capsized in a storm: Aziza is the sole survivor. Meanwhile, Zoe returns to the site of her parents’ drownings and stumbles across a trail of clues which lead to the discovery of an unknown family member, unearthing a chain of life-changing secrets. In Many Waters brilliantly mines the hearts and minds of characters in extremis, the unforgettable tale of the ways that we love and help one another and how the choices we make reverberate through generations.

About the author

Ami Sands Brodoff is the award-winning author of three novels and a volume of stories. Her previous novel, The White Space Between, about a mother and daughter struggling with the impact of the Holocaust, won The Canadian Jewish Book Award for Fiction. Bloodknots, a volume of thematically linked stories about families on the edge, was a finalist for The ReLit Award. Ami's debut novel,Can You See Me? was nominated for The Pushcart Prize.

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