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"As a novel it is compelling, its heroine unforgettable. . . . A simply wonderful read."--"The Globe and Mail"
"This novel is a jewel that promises the reader a lesson in dancing to the right tune."--"Jamaica Observer"
Her mother's death and her father's madness leave G unloved and unwanted as a child. Her runaway marriage brings her children but not the fulfillment she yearns for. Years later, a hurricane destroys her Jamaican country house where she lives alone and she ends up--unwillingly--in a ritzy retirement home in the city, placed there by her well-to-do but distant daughter.