Shamrock and Lotus
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A compelling novel that intertwines the stories of people from Ireland, India, and America, their lives touched by the untold stories of global immigration. Claire is the American wife of an executive in the World Bank, living in Dublin during the economic boom times. Brigid is a single Irish woman who, after spending most of her adult live working as a midwife on Native American reservations, is now returning home to Ireland. Padmaj is a man, originally from India and now an Irish citizen, who owns a restaurant in Dublin. As they connect with each other across cultural differences and learn to face their histories of violence and immigration with honesty and love, they learn that all people share common dreams of a renewed world.
All Things That Matter Press, 9780984621637, 258pp.
Publication Date: September 12, 2010
About the Author
Cassie Premo Steele is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet, a monthly columnist for Literary Mama, and the author of six books. She provides individual coaching, classes, and workshops through her Co-Creating practice, which teaches people to live balanced lives through creativity and connections with the natural world. Cassie lives with her husband and daughter along a creek in South Carolina, and would love for you to visit her at www.cassiepremosteele.com.