A Bed In Heaven

A Bed In Heaven

by Tessa de Loo
     
 

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On the day after her father's funeral, a respctable, middle-age woman reveals that she is intimately involved with a man who may be her stepbrother. The intricacies of how she has arrived at this moment unravel in this dramatic and searing tale of desire, love, guilt, and moral ambiguity. The secrets surrounding her Dutch mother and her

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On the day after her father's funeral, a respctable, middle-age woman reveals that she is intimately involved with a man who may be her stepbrother. The intricacies of how she has arrived at this moment unravel in this dramatic and searing tale of desire, love, guilt, and moral ambiguity. The secrets surrounding her Dutch mother and her Hungarian-Jewish father, as well as her Jewish ancestors in Budapest and Amsterdam are peeled away to reveal a shameful, cruel enigma at the core. The painful legacy of love and survival in time of war reverberates through the generations in this unflinching yet compassionate narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781900850643
Publisher:
Arcadia Books
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Edition description:
Translatio
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

Tessa de Loo is the author of The Girls from the Sweet Factory, Isabelle, Meander, The Miracle of the Dog, A Pig in the Palace, The Smoke Sacrifice, and The Twins.

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