How the One-armed Sister Sweeps Her House

How the One-armed Sister Sweeps Her House

A Novel

Book - 2021
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"In Baxter's Beach, Barbados, Lala's grandmother Wilma tells the story of the one-armed sister. It's a cautionary tale, about what happens to girls who disobey their mothers and go into the Baxter's Tunnels. When she's grown, Lala lives on the beach with her husband, Adan, a petty criminal with endless charisma whose thwarted burglary of one of the beach mansions sets off a chain of events with terrible consequences. A gunshot no one was meant to witness. A new mother whose baby is found lifeless on the beach. A woman torn between two worlds and incapacitated by grief. And two men driven into the Tunnels by desperation and greed who attempt a crime that will risk their freedom -- and their lives.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, [2021]
Edition: First Canadian edition.
ISBN: 9781443460415
Characteristics: 278 pages ; 23 cm

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