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Children of the Waters

A novel by

The author of the #1 Denver Post bestseller and Essence Book Club Pick Orange Mint and Honey explores the connection between love and race, and what it really means to be a family

Trish Taylor's white ancestry never got in the way of her love for her black ex-husband, or their mixed race son, Will. But when Trish's marriage ends, she returns to her family's Denver, Colorado home to find a sense of identity and connect to her past.

What she finds there shocks her to the very core: her mother and newborn sister were not killed in a car crash as she was told. In fact, her baby sister, Billie Cousins, is now a grown woman; her grandparents had put her up for adoption, unwilling to raise the child of a black man. Billie, who had no idea she was adopted, wants nothing to do with Trish until a tragedy in Billie's own family forces her to lean on her surprisingly supportive and sympathetic sister. Together they unravel age-old layers of secrets and resentments and navigate a path toward love, healing, and true reconciliation.

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Paperback Editions

June 2009 : USA Paperback

Title: Children of the Waters: A Novel
Author(s): Carleen Brice
ISBN: 0-345-49907-7 / 978-0-345-49907-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: One World
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Kindle Editions

June 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Children of the Waters: A Novel
Author(s): Carleen Brice
Publisher: One World
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA