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Clarisse's husband and daughter know nothing of her mother, Ladivine, and Clarisse has hidden nearly every aspect of her adult life from this woman, a housecleaner. After more than twenty-five years of deception the middle-class existence Clarisse has built from scratch can no longer survive inside the walls she's put up to protect it. She finds comfort in the embrace of Freddy, a volatile man. When Clarisse is murdered her daughter, who also bears the name Ladivine, needs to work out who her mother was and what happened to her.
After a woman, Clarisse, is murdered on a trip to visit her mother in Bordeaux, her daughter tries to uncover what happened to her with the help of a brown dog who appears to have taken in the spirit of the deceased.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780385351881
Branch Call Number: Fiction NDiaye
Characteristics: 273 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Stump, Jordan 1959-


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Jun 20, 2017

i returned this book to Harold Washington Library in March, 2017


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