Remembering The Bones

by Frances Itani | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780006392620 Global Overview for this book
Registered by loveamystery of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on 3/29/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by loveamystery from Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on Sunday, March 29, 2009
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Amazon Editorial Review:

Best-selling author Frances Itani’s second novel is a beautifully written, moving tale of the staying power of family through time and memory, and the extent to which individual lives can influence and resonate in the world around them. Born on the exact same day as Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Canadian Georgina Witley is invited to an eightieth birthday lunch at Buckingham Palace. All she has to do is drive to the airport and board the plane for London. Except that Georgie drives off the edge of the road, her car plunging into a thickly wooded ravine. Thrown from the car, injured, and unable to move, she must rely on her full store of family memories, her no-nonsense wit, and a recitation of the names of the bones in her body—an exercise from childhood—to remind her she is still alive. As Georgina lies stranded and helpless, she reflects on her role as a daughter, mother, sister, wife, and widow, on lost loves and painful secrets.

I found this book touching and sad, but I really didn't like the ending. It is very well written.


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