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Ganga, a young girl, grows up carefree in the midst of her loving family in an old and beautiful house nestled in the idyllic hill country of Sri Lanka. Her childhood is like any other―until it isn’t. A cherished friendship is revealed to have monstrous undertones and the consequences of trauma spell both the end of her childhood and that of her stable home. Ostracized by their community in the wake of one terrible night, Ganga and her mother seek safety by immigrating to America.In America Ganga must negotiate the challenges and thrills of an American teenage girlhood. She navigates immigrancy and thrives. She fulfills the American dream by graduating from college, moving to San Francisco and working as a nurse, yet beneath the surface the scars of her past continue to haunt her. When she meets Daniel, a handsome, charismatic man and falls deeply in love, it appears that she has found her happily ever after. Instead, the secrets continue to corrode and an accidental pregnancy causes the marriage to further unravel. She cannot resist an encroaching darkness, and she finally commits one terrible act.From award-winning author Nayomi Munaweera comes What Lies Between Us, the confession of a woman, driven by the demons of her past to commit a single and possibly unforgivable crime.Praise for Island of a Thousand Mirrors:"The paradisiacal landscapes of Sri Lanka are as astonishing as the barbarity of its revolution, and Munaweera evokes the power of both in a lyrical debut novel worthy of shelving alongside her countryman Michael Ondaatje or her fellow writer of the multigenerational immigrant experience Jhumpa Lahiri." - Publishers Weekly"The beating heart of Island of a Thousand Mirrors is not so much its human characters but Sri Lanka itself and the vivid, occasionally incandescent, language used to describe this teardrop in the Indian Ocean." - The New York Times Book Review

Hardcover:

9781250043948 | St Martins Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Ganga, a young girl, grows up carefree in the midst of her loving family in an old and beautiful house nestled in the idyllic hill country of Sri Lanka.

Paperback:

9781250118172 | Reprint edition (Griffin, April 4, 2017), cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families; two young women, ripe for love with hopes for the future; and a chance encounter that leads to the terrible heritage they must reckon with for years to come...read more

Hardcover:

9781250043931 | St Martins Pr, September 2, 2014, cover price $24.99

Paperback:

9781250051875 | Griffin, January 5, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families; two young women, ripe for love with hopes for the future; and a chance encounter that leads to the terrible heritage they must reckon with for years to come.
9780413626509, titled "Two Post-Modern Plays: Jackets and in the Company of Men" | Heinemann, December 1, 1990, cover price $13.95 | also contains Two Post-Modern Plays: Jackets and in the Company of Men

CD/Spoken Word:

9781481508148 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $29.95
9781481508155 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $29.95

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CD/Spoken Word:

9781481508131 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $69.00

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