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The Lauras

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Author: Taylor, Sara
ISBN: 9780099510642
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE UK
Year First Published: 2017
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 197mm x 129mm x 19mm
Format: Paperback / softback

‘A writer of real gravitas and potency.’ Ali Smith

‘An extraordinary journey … Engrossing, original and eloquent.’ Helen Dunmore

‘Elegiac and beautifully observed.’ Observer

‘Vivid and captivating.’ Stylist

I didn’t realise my mother was a person until I was thirteen years old and she pulled me out of bed, put me in the back of her car, and we left home and my dad with no explanations. I thought that Ma was all that she was and all that she had ever wanted to be. I was wrong…

As Ma and Alex make their way from Virginia to California, each new state prompts stories and secrets of a life before Alex. Together they put to rest unsettled scores, heal old wounds, and search out lost friends. But Alex can’t forget the life they’ve left behind.