Victoria, a chef living in North London, can’t seem to shakeher ghosts. But when her sister dies in Guyana, leaving behind a young son,Victoria’s life changes in ways she could never have predicted. Suddenly sheis forced to confront both the death of her past and the frightening promise ofher future.
A tender portrait of two people searching for truth, love andidentity, this is an astonishingly wise novel.
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TESSA MCWATT is the author of the novels Out of My Skin andDragons Cry, which was a finalist for the Governor General’sAward and the City of Toronto Book Award. Originally from Guyana, she nowdivides her time between Toronto and London.Review:
"This Body is about food, fathers and family. Situated in London in the 21st century the story invites the reader to rethink identity in a globalized world, where roots have been replaced by wings for they better symbolize the complex web of relationships that connect us to people and places." Maria van Enckevort, Society for Caribbean Studies Newsletter"
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Book Description Harper Perennial. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0006393144 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0001175
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6393144