The Resource The beautiful mother, Katherine Scholes

The beautiful mother, Katherine Scholes

Label
The beautiful mother
Title
The beautiful mother
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Scholes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a remote corner of Tanzania, Essie Lawrence lives with her husband in an archaeologist's camp. One morning a chance encounter with two strangers sees her making a rash promise. When she returns home to the research base, she has a baby in her arms. Essie is to care for the little girl until the coming of the rains. And then hand her back. The organised world of Magadi Research Camp is turned upside down. As her heart opens up to new life, Essie is drawn into the ancient wisdom of the Hadza, the last hunter-gatherer tribe in East Africa. And she is led back to memories of her own mother and her first home on the island of Tasmania, at the far end of the world. But there is a price to pay. Essie's marriage, her career - everything she's worked for - is put at risk. On the shores of the flamingo lake, personal stories are played out alongside the Lawrences' quest to find the origins of the human species. Nightmares and dreams go hand in hand as past and present merge. What is real and what will turn to dust? And after a season of being a mother, will Essie be able to survive the hardest challenge of all? To love, and then let go ... An exquisite and heart-piercing story of one woman's bond with a baby, The Beautiful Mother will resonate with every parent, crossing time, place and culture. It is an unforgettable exploration of what it really means to be a member of the human family, revealing the deep need we all have to find our own tribe
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scholes, Katherine
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Overdrive
Label
The beautiful mother, Katherine Scholes
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=5057050
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0005057050
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780143795353
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D3D6B5D3-E042-4117-8FED-DEAF3A7020FE
Label
The beautiful mother, Katherine Scholes
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=5057050
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0005057050
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780143795353
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D3D6B5D3-E042-4117-8FED-DEAF3A7020FE

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