Publication Date: September 2012
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Running from a hazy past, mother and daughter tread lightly, checking in and out of hotel rooms, leaving all luggage and collected mementos behind when the mother knows they must run again. They make friends with no one and enemies with some. They are singular a Moon Unit. Hotel workers place bets on whether the strange chain-smoking lady stole that beautiful girl away from her real mother, but to the Moon Unit the hotel people don t matter. From award-winning novelist Perihan Magden, Escape is the fast-paced story of fear and flight, and a mother and daughter testing the depths of their devotion. A heartbreaking meditation on the intense and sometimes isolated love between a mother and daughter against the world. Bookreporter.
About the AuthorPerihan Magden is a novelist, a journalist, and winner of Turkey s Grand Award for Freedom of Speech. Her novels are often inspired by seemingly insignificant items in the daily paper, and with Ali and Ramazan she sets to work breathing life into a one-line story about a tragedy in the underclass.