Island

Island Cover

Island

By Jane Rogers

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781585670765, 260pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2000

Description
At 29, having spent her childhood in and out of foster homes, Nikki decides to find the mother who abandoned her. Intent on revenge, she tracks her down to a remote island where she lives with her mentally retarded son. Under an assumed identity, she grows closer to her brother as tension mounts.


About the Author
Jane Rogers has written six novels, including the award-winning Mr. Wroe's Virgins, which was a New York Times Notable Book and was dramatized as a BBC television serial, which aired on the Sundance Channel last winter. Rogers routinely writes for television and radio and teaches at Sheffield Hallam University. She lives in Lancashire, England.
You can visit her website at: www.janerogers.org.