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Title An unremarkable body /
Elisa Lodato.
Author Lotado, Elisa, author. (2)
Publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London,
Published 2017.
ISBN 1474606342
MARC No ocn961005302
Pages 271 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Katharine is found dead at the foot of the stairs by her 30-year-old daughter Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of her mother's body are weighed and categorized, motivates Laura to write her own version of events. To bear witness to the unbearable blank space between each itemized entry. What emerges are a series of stories in which Laura attempts to discover how and why her mother died, as well as make sense of her own grief, by piecing her mother's body back together. In doing so, she is forced to confront a woman silenced by her own mother and wronged by her husband. A woman who felt shackled by motherhood and unable to love freely.
Subject Mothers and daughters Fiction. (138)
Mothers Death Fiction. (16)
Grief Fiction. (35)
Motherhood Fiction. (14)
Family secrets Fiction. (216)
Bereavement Fiction. (21)
Domestic fiction. (501)
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