Hunting Down Home by Jean McNeil

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Hunting Down Home is the compelling story of an unusual family and their last year together. Morag lives with her grandparents on a remote farm in Nova Scotia. She sees her mother only in slides sent from Africa and illuminated at night on the white refrigerator door. With lyrical intensity, Jean McNeil captures Morag's dawning perception of the violent bonds that hold her grandparents together, making readers feel the tension when Morag must inevitably choose between them.

About Jean McNeil

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Jean McNeil is from Nova Scotia but has live in London since 1991. She works as a publisher and researcher at the Latin America Bureau in London and is also a co-author of the Rough Guide to Central America.
Published April 8, 1996 by Orion. 199 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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