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She Left Me the Gun

My Mother's Life Before Me

By Emma Brockes

A chilling work of psychological suspense and forensic memoir, this is a tale of a young woman who reinvented herself so completely that her previous life seemed to vanish, and of a daughter who transcends her mother's fears and reclaims an abandoned past. Emma Brockes grew up hearing only pieces of her mother's story. After her death, Emma begins a dangerous journey into the land her mother fled from to unearth the truth.

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She left me the gun : my mother's life before me

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2013

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Format: Large Print
Author: Brockes, Emma
Summary: A chilling work of psychological suspense and forensic memoir, this is a tale of a woman who reinvented herself so completely that her previous life seemed to vanish, and of a daughter who reclaims an abandoned past. Emma Brockes grew up hearing only pieces of her mother's story. After her death, Emma begins a dangerous journey into the land her mother fled from to unearth the truth.
Title: She left me the gun : my mother's life before me / by Emma Brockes.
Publisher Date: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.
Subject: Brockes, Pauline Dulcie -- Childhood and youth. Brockes, Emma -- Family. Brockes, Emma -- Travel -- South Africa. Mothers and daughters -- Biography. Child sexual abuse -- South Africa -- Case studies. Abusive men -- South Africa -- Case studies. Fathers -- Violence against -- South Africa -- Case studies. Large type books South Africa -- Biography. South Africa -- Description and travel
Isbn: 9781410462909 (hardcover : large print) 1410462900 (hardcover : large print)
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Call Number: LPB Brockes
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Format: Large Print
Author: Brockes, Emma
Summary: A chilling work of psychological suspense and forensic memoir, this is a tale of a woman who reinvented herself so completely that her previous life seemed to vanish, and of a daughter who reclaims an abandoned past. Emma Brockes grew up hearing only pieces of her mother's story. After her death, Emma begins a dangerous journey into the land her mother fled from to unearth the truth.
Title: She left me the gun : my mother's life before me / by Emma Brockes.
Edition: Large print edition.
Publisher, Date: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.
Description: 441 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series: Thorndike Press large print biography
Series: Thorndike Press large print biography series
Subjects: Brockes, Pauline Dulcie -- Childhood and youth.
Subjects: Brockes, Emma -- Family.
Subjects: Brockes, Emma -- Travel -- South Africa.
Subjects: Mothers and daughters -- Biography.
Subjects: Child sexual abuse -- South Africa -- Case studies.
Subjects: Abusive men -- South Africa -- Case studies.
Subjects: Fathers -- Violence against -- South Africa -- Case studies.
Subjects: Large type books
Subjects: South Africa -- Biography.
Subjects: South Africa -- Description and travel
Notes: "Unabridged"--Title page verso.
Notes: Originally published: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013.
LCCN: 2013023544
ISBN: 9781410462909 (hardcover : large print)
ISBN: 1410462900 (hardcover : large print)
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Call Number: LPB Brockes