Homemaking for the Down-At-Heart

Homemaking for the Down-At-Heart

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Margot is a late-night talk radio host a€“ the perfect job for an outspoken insomniac. Her Kalk Bay home is crowded with wonderfully evocative characters such as her teenage daughter, Pia, her hopelessly romantic yet mostly absent lover Curtis, and the family hanger-on, Mr Morland, a professional psychic. Finally therea€™s her mother, Zoe, once the acclaimed author of a quirky self-help volume with the same title, but now increasingly senile. In this deeply moving new novel by the award-winning poet and novelist, Finuala Dowling, the author examines the fleeting and often so complicated moments of happiness in any household. A must-have for all bookshelves.Finuala Dowling. Joylene couldna#39;t believe it. How could Margot think of sending Ma to a home? Some Alzheimera#39;s patients were loud and aggressive a€“ theya#39;d hit you even a€“ but Ma was so sweet inher dementia.She still smiled. And she hadanbsp;...

Title:Homemaking for the Down-At-Heart
Author:Finuala Dowling
Publisher:Kwela - 2011-05-15


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