The memory of love

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New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2010]., [Berkeley, Calif.] :
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445 pages ; 24 cm
0802119654, 9780802119650


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Originally published: London : Bloomsbury Pub., 2010.
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"Recommended read, the Essence book club."
Adrian Lockheart is a psychologist escaping his life in England. Arriving in Freetown in the wake of civil war, he struggles with the intensity of the heat, dirt and dust, and with the secrets this country hides. Despite the gulf of experience and understanding between them, Adrian finds unexpected friendship in a young surgeon at the hospital, the charismatic Kai Mansaray, and begins to build a new life. In the hospital Adrian encounters an elderly man, Elias Cole, who is reflecting on his past, not all of it noble. Recorded in a series of notebooks are memories of his youth, the optimism of the first moon landings, and the details of an obsession: Saffia, a woman he loved, and Julius, her fiery, rebellious husband. As their individual stories entwine across two generations in a country torn apart by repression and war, some distances cannot be bridged. It is the story of four lives colliding; a story about friendship, about understanding, absolution and the indelible effects of the past; about journeys and dreams and loss, and about the very nature of love.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Forna, A. (2010). The memory of love . Atlantic Monthly Press.

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Forna, Aminatta. 2010. The Memory of Love. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

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Forna, Aminatta. The Memory of Love New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010.

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Forna, Aminatta. The Memory of Love Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010.

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