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An unforgettable portrait of a family’s loss, longing, and reconstruction. Haunting and beautiful, The Shape of Family takes hold of you from the first page and does not let go ...
— Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes



  • #1 International Bestseller

  • Target Book Club Pick

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  • Winner of Prix des Lyceens Folio, French literary prize




  • New York Times and USA Today bestseller

  • #1 International bestseller, bestseller in 8 countries

  • Shortlisted for South African Boeke Literary Prize

  • Longlisted for IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award

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