Home » Out of Winter by Carol Lee
Out of Winter Carol Lee

Out of Winter

Carol Lee

Published
ISBN :
Kindle Edition
416 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

In a candid portrayal of the last years of her parents lives, Carol Lee confronts the sense of loss - and longing - at the heart of her family, and perhaps all families.They have often lived separately - in the UK, Africa, Egypt and the MiddleMoreIn a candid portrayal of the last years of her parents lives, Carol Lee confronts the sense of loss - and longing - at the heart of her family, and perhaps all families.They have often lived separately - in the UK, Africa, Egypt and the Middle East, her fathers sudden illness bringing them together.Returning with her brother as adult children - roles and boundaries between all of them changed - gulit and anger play their part in the two and a half years which follow.But Carol finds delight, too, in stories of her mother practising tango in the tiny kitchen of her childhood home, and she is humbled by her fathers courage.Snowbound winters, beach walks in Wales and African times are captured in this account of the turmoil of long-distance care.Along the road back to a parents house, matters of memory, identity, grief - and renewal - are woven through four peoples lives to reveal a rich legacy from the past.