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One Foot Wrong by Sofie Laguna - Paperback
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    Category Type
    General
    ISBN
    9781590513163
    Book Language
    English
    Language of the text
    English
    Category Type
    General
    ISBN
    9781590513163
    Book Language
    English
    Language of the text
    English
    Publisher
    Other Press (NY)
    Item EAN
    2724440148372
    People
    Author
    Sofie Laguna
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    Paperback
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    Description:

    The stars shine brightest out of the deepest dark . . ." A child is imprisoned in a house by her reclusive, religious parents. Hester Wakefield has never spoken to another child, nor seen the outside world. Her one possession is an illustrated children's Bible, and its imagery forms the sole basis

    The stars shine brightest out of the deepest dark . . ." A child is imprisoned in a house by her reclusive, religious parents. Hester Wakefield has never spoken to another child, nor seen the outside world. Her one possession is an illustrated children's Bible, and its imagery forms the sole basis for her capacity to make poetic, real-life connections. Her companions at home are Cat, Spoon, Door, Handle, Broom, and Tree, and they all speak to her, sometimes telling her what to do. One day she takes a brave Alice in Wonderland trip into the forbidden outside, at the behest of Handle, and this overwhelming encounter with light and sky and sunshine is a marvel to her. From this moment on, Hester learns that there are some things she cannot tell her parents, and she keeps this secret to herself. Hester buries it among her other secrets, the ones that take place in the shadowy corners of her insular world, and she keeps them all locked inside her as they multiply and grow, waiting until she can find other ways to be free.
    "One Foot Wrong "challenges the boundaries of right and wrong, sanity and madness, love and justice, poetry and life. The story told by Hester is often dark and harrowing, but the affecting impact of her distinctive voice and her way of seeing the world illuminates every page and makes this novel an exhilarating, enlightening and, ultimately, an uplifting and transformative experience.

    Product Features:
    • Category: General
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Language of Text: English
    • Author(s): Sofie Laguna
    • Publisher: Other Press (NY)
    • ISBN: 9781590513163
    • Number of Pages: 208
    • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.54 x 0.69 inches
 

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