qMorag Gunn spends her entire life trying to escape her roots and adoptive parents in the small Canadian town of Manawaka, becoming trapped in a demeaning marriage, and then unwed parenthood, only to find herself back where she started, and dealing with a daughter who is, in turn, rejecting her.q qThe culmination of the Manawaka cycle, and Laurence's final novel, 'The Diviners' is an epic tour de force. It is the story of Morog Gunn, an independent woman who refuses to abandon her search for love. We follow her from her lonely childhood in a small town on the Canadian prairie through her demeaning marriage and escape from it into writing fiction, and finally back to rural Canada, where she faces a different challenge -- the necessity to understand, and let go of, the daughter she loves. Throughout, Morog is forced to test her strength against the world -- and at last achieves the life she has determined would be hers.qaquot; aquot;The culmination of the Manawaka cycle, and Laurencea#39;s final novel, a#39;The Divinersa#39; is an epic tour de force. It is the story of Morog Gunn, an independent woman who refuses to abandon her search for love.
|Publisher||:||New Canadian Library - 2007|