Mothers and Other Strangers

Mothers and Other Strangers

by Gina Sorell

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ISBN-13: 9781938849893
Publisher: Prospect Park Books
Publication date: 05/02/2017
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 814,758
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Gina Sorell is a writer who was born in South Africa and now lives in Toronto with her husband and son. After two decades as a working actor in Los Angeles and Toronto, Gina returned to her first love, writing, and graduated with distinction from the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. When she isn’t writing fiction, she’s the creative director of Eat My Words, a San Francisco–based branding firm. Mothers and Other Strangers is her first novel.

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Mothers and Other Strangers 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous 10 months ago
For me, it moved too slow. I was tough to stay interested. Some things not believable too. It was just ok.
whatsbetterthanbooks More than 1 year ago
Heart-wrenching, engrossing and deeply moving! This is an intriguing novel that highlights the enduring physical and psychological effects parents can have on their children and emphasizes just how important guidance, affection, respect and love are in child development. The prose is eloquent and fluid. The characters are fragile, tormented and raw. And the plot is a subtle journey into one middle-aged, woman’s life as she tries to discover her true self and find some form of closure and happiness while piecing together all the secrets and sins of a mother she never truly knew. Overall this is an incredibly thought-provoking, gripping, beautiful debut by Sorell that does a remarkable job of illuminating the complex bonds and emotional ties between mothers and daughters.