A Simple Distance by K. E. Silva

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When Jean Sousa’s uncle, a high-ranking politician on the fictional Caribbean -island of Baobique, is diagnosed with brain cancer, Jean is forced to reconcile difficult family relationships and her place among them.

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K.E. Silva was born and raised in the mid-western United States; her parents in the West Indies, where her mother returned over a decade ago. Ms. Kingstown lives and writes in Northern California. She also practices civil rights law. This is her first novel.
Published October 1, 2006 by Akashic Books. 205 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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Legally, Sophie now owns Godwyn outright, but Jean placates the uncles by negotiating an easement to a family graveyard on the premises.

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