Yellow Crocus

By | November 12, 2017
Yellow Crocus Author Laila Ibrahim
ISBN-10 1477824758
ISBN-13 9781477824757
Year 2014-08-19
Pages 252
Language English
Publisher Lake Union Publishing
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Moments after Lisbeth is born shes taken from her mother and handed over to an enslaved wet nurse Mattie a young mother separated from her own infant son in order to care for her tiny charge Thus begins an intense relationship that will shape both of their lives for decades to come Though Lisbeth leads a life of privilege she finds nothing but loneliness in the company of her overwhelmed mother and her distant slave owning father As she grows older Mattie becomes more like family to Lisbeth than her own kin and the girls visits to the slaves quartersand their lively and loving communitybring them closer together than ever But can two women in such disparate circumstances form a bond like theirs without consequence This deeply moving tale of unlikely love traces the journey of these very different women as each searches for freedom and dignity Revised edition This edition of Yellow Crocus includes editorial revisions

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