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A treacherous paradise: Henning Mankell.

A treacherous paradise: Henning Mankell.
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400214524 LP MAN
LIAC - Legal   Gunnedah . . On Loan . 21 Mar 2020
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ISBN 9780753192870
Name Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015
Title A treacherous paradise [text (large print)] / Henning Mankell.
Edition Large print edition.
Published Oxford : Isis, 2015.
Description 496 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Isis large print
Summary Cold and poverty define Hanna Renstrom's childhood in remote northern Sweden, and in 1905, at nineteen, she boards a ship for Australia in hope of a better life. But nothing prepares her for the life she will lead. After two brief marriages, she finds herself the owner of a bordello in Portuguese East Africa. As Hanna's story unfurls over the next several years, we watch her in this "treacherous paradise," as she wrestles with a wrenching loneliness and with the racism she's meant to unthinkingly adopt. And as her life becomes increasingly intertwined with the prostitutes, she moves inexorably toward the moment when she will make a decision that defies every expectation society has of her, and, more important, those she has of herself.
Target audience note Adult.
Subjects Brothels -- Mozambique -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Large print books
Prostitution -- Mozambique -- Fiction
Swedes -- Mozambique -- Fiction
Women, white -- Mozambique -- Fiction
Maputo Bay (Mozambique) -- Fiction
Mozambique -- Fiction
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