The Back of the Turtle
Publish date: 2014
Pages no: 518
Edition language: English
"And he was rude," said her mother. "Told us that stories about women falling out of the sky were inappropriate in an educational setting." "Pregnant women falling out of the sky," corrected Mara's grandmother. "Rose was always specific about that detail." "Then he went on and told us about that nak...
In The Back of the Turtle, Gabriel returns to Smoke River, the reserve where his mother grew up and to which she returned with Gabriel’s sister. The reserve is deserted after an environmental disaster killed the population, including Gabriel’s family, and the wildlife. Gabriel, a brilliant scientist...