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THE MEMORY OF WATER

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With a poignant plot that delves into the complexities and emotions of family relationships, this story is as rich as its South Carolina Lowcountry setting and filled with sympathetic, endearing characters that resonate. It's an engaging, deeply moving story.

After her nephew is in a sailing accident with his mother, Marnie Maitland returns to her hometown to help him work through the trauma. Home after a decade's absence, Marnie is forced to confront the memories of her own agonizing childhood and the tragic accident that she was in with her sister and their mother. As she resolves to help her nephew get better, it becomes clear that, like him, she needs healing. (NAL, Mar., 326 pp., $14.00)

Reviewed by: 
Victoria Frerichs