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- DescriptionI am thirty-four years old, married, a professor of neurobiology; I have two sons, aged nine and seven. I grew up in Brownsville and I left it behind, and I was diagsed as having cancer in January. I kw that these facts are connected; I have yet to understand how. Mona s perfect world is shattered by sudden and serious illness leaving her searching her past for answers. Fate has led her from a tough Brooklyn girlhood to a happy marriage with a wonderful man, but what has she forgotten along the way? In this classic New York vel of the 1980s, as Mona struggles to understand her own life story, she uncovers the shocking memory of a murder and traces the shape of her own mortality. This stunning work was a finalist for the National Book Award for First Novel; w, its brilliant, ambitious exploration of an unfinished life is about to be discovered by a new generation of readers.
- Author BiographyGail Albert is a writer, licensed psychologist, photographer, and certified teacher of Jewish mystical and meditative practice. She received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University. Matters of Chance was a Book-of-the-Month Club Alternate Selection and a National Book Award finalist for First Novel. Her other books include The Other Side of the Couch: The Healing Bond in Psychiatry and Mending the Heart, Tending the Soul: Directions to the Garden Within. She lives in Woodstock, New York.
- Author(s)Gail Albert
- PublisherOpen Road Media
- Date of Publication06/08/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOpen Road Media
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight395 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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