‘Brave, compassionate, searingly honest and funny, this is a memoir in a voice like no other. Amra Pajalić’s love letter to her mother is a book that grabs at your heart and doesn’t let go until the final page.’ ALICE PUNG At sixteen Amra ends up in the school counsellor’s office and finally uncovers the malady that has dogged her mother: bipolar disorder. Amra learns the extraordinary story of her mother’s life: at fifteen years old Fatima found herself in an arranged marriage. By sixteen she was a migrant, a mother, and mental patient. Limited time audiobook price $2.99. Buy direct and support my small business. Also available as ebook and paperback.
.... there's humour and irony here, such as playful echoes of Jane Austen. The Age
...gritty, poignant and at-times humorous book... Weekly Times
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Amra Pajalić is an award-winning author, an editor and teacher who draws on her Bosnian cultural heritage to write own voices stories for young people, who like her, are searching to mediate their identity and take pride in their diverse culture. She writes memoir, young adult and romance under the pen name Mae Archer.
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