How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House

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How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House

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Author: Cherie Jones
Format: Trade Paperback C Format
Publication date: 27/01/2021
Imprint: HEADLINE BOOK PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9781472268785


It takes courage to survive in a world full of trouble…
In Baxter’s Beach, Barbados, Lala’s grandmother Wilma tells the story of the one-armed sister, a cautionary tale about what happens to girls who disobey their mothers. For Wilma, it’s the story of a wilful adventurer, who ignores the warnings of those around her, and suffers as a result.


When Lala grows up, she sees it offers hope – of life after losing a baby in the most terrible of circumstances and marrying the wrong man.
And Mira Whalen? It’s about keeping alive, trying to make sense of the fact that her husband has been murdered, and she didn’t get the chance to tell him that she loved him after all.
HOW THE ONE-ARMED SISTER SWEEPS HER HOUSE is the powerful, intense story of three marriages, and of a beautiful island paradise where, beyond the white sand beaches and the wealthy tourists, lies poverty, menacing violence and the story of the sacrifices some women make to survive.

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Weight 300 g

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