Archeologist Zwier's wife Bonnie left him years ago with the task of raising their daughter, Mary Emma. Now Zwier is bringing the eleven-year-old back to Holland from Africa. Their arrival brings long-hidden tensions and secrets into view - and forces changes in the life of Zwier, Bonnie and her relatives, and most importantly, Mary Emma herself.
Praise for this book
"Unnatural Mothers is a heart-breaking novel about a gifted child's unmet need for protection." - Lisa Alther
Used availability for Renate Dorrestein's Unnatural Mothers
January 1994 : USA Paperback