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Isabel's Daughter (Paperback)

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The first time I saw my mother was the night she died. The second time was at a party in Santa Fe.

After a childhood spent in an institution and a series of foster homes, Avery James has trained herself not to wonder about the mother who gave her up. But her safe, predictable life changes one night when she stumbles upon the portrait of a woman who is the mirror image of herself.

Slowly but inevitably, Avery is compelled to discover all she can about her mother, Isabel. Avery is drawn into complex relationships with the people who knew her mother. As she weaves together the threads of her mother's artistic heritage and her grandmother's skills as a healer, Avery learns that while discovering Isabel provides a certain resolution in her life, it's discovering herself that brings lasting happiness.

About the Author


The author of Bread Alone, Judith Ryan Hendricks lives in Long Beach, CA.

Praise For…


“ calls to mind Barbara Kingsolver in her affinity for wise women and the power of close female friendships.”
-Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060503475
ISBN-10: 0060503475
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: June 29th, 2004
Pages: 385
Language: English