She Left Me the Gun by Emma Brockes
She Left Me the Gun: Book summary and reviews of She Left Me the Gun by Emma Brockes
She Left Me the Gun Summary
A chilling work of psychological suspense and forensic memoir, She Left Me the Gun is a tale of true transformation: the story of a young woman who reinvented herself so completely that her previous life seemed simply to vanish, and of a daughter who transcends her mother's fears and reclaims an abandoned past.
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"The story of Brockes' quest to understand her mother's past is powerful on its own, but the backdrop against which most of the narrative unfolds - a country with its own history of rapacious violence - makes the book even more poignant and unforgettable." - Kirkus
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Emma Brockes writes for The Guardian's Weekend magazine and has contributed to The New York Times, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle. She is the winner of two British Press Awards - Young Journalist of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year - and while at Oxford won the Philip Geddes Memorial Prize for Journalism. Her book What Would Barbra Do? How Musicals Saved My Life was serialized on the BBC. She lives in New York.
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