- 174 pages
- Black & White
- 5.5 x 8.5 inches
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- 978-1-5255-2780-7 eBook
- 978-1-5255-2779-1 Paperback
- 978-1-5255-2778-4 Hardcover
Women’s Fiction, Breast cancer, Family, Love and marriage, Portugal, Quebec, Canadian fiction
Looking for Daisy
Maria de Andrade
Sixty-two-year-old Marguerite has just had her second breast cancer diagnosis following a routine mammogram—and this time she will have to undergo a full mastectomy. Scared and discouraged, she keeps the news to herself so she doesn’t spoil an important family event. While she struggles to come to terms with her diagnosis, she finds strength and hope in looking back on the happy, romantic yet sometimes difficult times that brought her and her husband Rodrigo together. This compelling story takes us from the scenic Portugal of Marguerite and Rodrigo’s childhood to vibrant Montreal, where they move later in life. Looking for Daisy is a moving saga that explores long-lost love, the unbreakable bond of family and the fighting spirit of a woman who refuses to let cancer define or destroy her.
Maria de Andrade was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and moved to Montreal, Canada with her family in 1979. She began writing after early retirement and has since published Memories of Lili, A Beagle's Life, The Little Sect, Cycles and A Patch of Black Ice. All books were published with FriesenPress.
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