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Anticipation

Author: Tanya Moir
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Vintage, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Janine's mother had an obsession: her ancestry. But what she uncovered was a colourful assortment of characters and their penchant for cruelty and abuse. When her mother dies, Janine continues the genealogical search. She buys a run-down house on a tiny island, where she sits and writes up the stories of her forebears, worrying whether the damaging genes have been passed on. Meanwhile the builder, Jake, is erecting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anticipation
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Moir
ISBN: 9781775532019 1775532011
OCLC Number: 828848184
Notes: Novel.
Description: 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Janine's mother had an obsession: her ancestry. But what she uncovered was a colourful assortment of characters and their penchant for cruelty and abuse. When her mother dies, Janine continues the genealogical search. She buys a run-down house on a tiny island, where she sits and writes up the stories of her forebears, worrying whether the damaging genes have been passed on. Meanwhile the builder, Jake, is erecting a jetty for her, and it is his presence, along with Janine's discovery about her grandfather, that might offer her hope of redemption" --
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"Janine's mother had an obsession: her ancestry. But what she uncovered was a colourful assortment of characters and their penchant for cruelty and abuse. When her mother dies, Janine continues the genealogical search. She buys a run-down house on a tiny island, where she sits and writes up the stories of her forebears, worrying whether the damaging genes have been passed on. Meanwhile the builder, Jake, is erecting a jetty for her, and it is his presence, along with Janine's discovery about her grandfather, that might offer her hope of redemption"--Publisher information.

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