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A true story based on lies

Author: Jennifer Clement
Publisher: United States : Canongate ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed in North America by Publishers Group West, 2002, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in contemporary Mexico, the book charts the consequences of a sexual relationship between Leonora, a servant in the wealthy O'Connor home, and her master. When a child, Aura Olivia, is born from this union she is brought up as the daughter of the house. As the novel unfolds, the "true" story gradually emerges."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Clement
ISBN: 1841952761 9781841952765
OCLC Number: 50656113
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
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Description: 164 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Clement.

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"Set in contemporary Mexico, the book charts the consequences of a sexual relationship between Leonora, a servant in the wealthy O'Connor home, and her master. When a child, Aura Olivia, is born from this union she is brought up as the daughter of the house. As the novel unfolds, the "true" story gradually emerges."--BOOK JACKET.

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