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In an effort to fight for love and put herself first, Patsy leaves her daughter in Jamaica to follow her oldest friend to New York. But as she's living in America as an undocumented immigrant, Patsy must adjust to her brand new life.


Best Books of 2019: Washington Post - O, The Oprah Magazine - Time - NPR - People - Buzzfeed
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Selection
Winner - Lambda Literary Award [Lesbian Fiction]
A Washington Post Lily Lit Club Selection
Longlisted - PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
American Library Association - A Barbara Gittings Literature Award Honor Book (Stonewall Book Awards)
Finalist - Aspen Words Literary Prize
Finalist - Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize
Apple Books - Best Books of the Month
New York Times Book Review - Editors' Choice Selection
Kirkus Reviews - Most Memorable Fictional Families of the Year
Longlisted - The Morning News Tournament of Books
A Rumpus Book Club Selection

A beautifully layered portrait of motherhood, immigration, and the sacrifices we make in the name of love from award-winning novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn.



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