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Maria in the Moon

book | Fiction | Sep 2017
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“Long ago my beloved Nanny Eve chose my name. Then one day she stopped calling me the long and pretty name she’d chosen. I try now to remember why, but I just can’t.”

Memories are our only truth, but sometimes they lie. Catherine can’t remember everything. She can’t remember her ninth year. She can’t remember when her insomnia started. And she can’t remember why everyone stopped called her Catherine-Maria.

Now, after losing her home to the downpour of 2007, she volunteers at Flood Crisis to help others. But a devastating memory emerges, and changes everything…


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