The Story of Us

A Novel

by Catherine Hernandez

On Sale: 02/28/2023

The Story of Us

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The Story of Us

A Novel

by Catherine Hernandez

On Sale: 02/28/2023

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About the Book

From the author of Canada Reads finalist Scarborough, a stunning new novel about the unbreakable bond of family and the magic that can happen when we meet in the middle

Like many Overseas Filipino Workers, Mary Grace Concepcion has lived a life of sacrifices. First, she left her husband, Ale, to be a caregiver in Hong Kong. Now, she has travelled even farther, to Canada, in the hopes of one day sponsoring Ale and having children of their own.

But when she arrives in Toronto, she must navigate a series of bewildering and careless employers and unruly children. Mary Grace seeks new employment as a Personal Support Worker and begins caring for Liz, an elderly patient suffering from Alzheimer's disease, whose health is as fragile as her rundown bungalow beside the Rouge River in Scarborough. While Mary Grace's time with her charge challenges her conservative beliefs, she soon becomes Liz's biggest ally, and the friendship that grows between them will turn out to be just as legendary as Liz's past.

Beautifully narrated by the all-seeing eye of Mary Grace's newborn baby, The Story of Us is a novel about sisterhood, about blood and chosen family, and about how belonging can be found where we least expect it.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443459754
  • ISBN 10: 1443459755
  • Imprint: HarperAvenue
  • On Sale: 02/28/2023
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / LGBT / General
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Literary

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