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In a Vertigo of Silence - Miriam Polli
In a Vertigo of Silence
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Can the truth really set one free? In Miriam Polli’s debut novel, IN A VERTIGO OF SILENCE, Emily, the young protagonist, discovers a family secret and thinks, I know now that secrets run in the blood and bones of those who came before. This intensely moving, multi-generational novel follows the... show more
Can the truth really set one free? In Miriam Polli’s debut novel, IN A VERTIGO OF SILENCE, Emily, the young protagonist, discovers a family secret and thinks, I know now that secrets run in the blood and bones of those who came before. This intensely moving, multi-generational novel follows the lives of women, both strong and frail—shrouded, at times warped, by the confines of a long-held secret. Polli has drawn characters with empathy and poignancy as Emily strives to change the destiny of her family.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780991328161 (0991328167)
ASIN: 0991328167
Publisher: Serving House Books
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
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Beamis12
Beamis12 rated it
3.5 in a vertigo of silence
3.5 this is one of those quiet stories that creep up on you slowly. Three generations of women, starting in the 1920's, when the matriarch arrives with her husband from Poland. He find employment in the mines, but dies there as does her second husband, Boris. Alone she raises her three daughters, on...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
5.0 In a Vertigo of Silence
I was drawn into this family, who was torn apart by many different issues. Their stories intrigued me, their determination and commitment to the cause, their motivation to continue. They were brought together by circumstances, for their family was no different than any other in those times. Year pas...
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