Origin of Haloes

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Macadam Cage Pub, Sep 1, 2006 - Fiction - 270 pages
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Stretching across two decades and unfolding in Olympic-year intervals, Origin of Haloes tells the story of two families ? the LeBlancs and the Halliwells ? connected by an illicit affair and a lie that has dire consequences. A tale of love, betrayal, and lingering ghosts, Origin of Haloes explores the shattering ways a family can break apart even as it stays together.

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Contents

THE BEGINNING
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1 Rome 1960 The Garden of Weeds and Roses
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2 Tokyo 1964 The Happy Years
57
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About the author (2006)

Kristen den Hartog is a novelist and memoir writer. Her previous novels are "Water Wings", "The Perpetual Ending", which was a finalist for the Toronto Book Award, and "Origin of Haloes". "The Occupied Garden: A Family Memoir of War-torn Holland "was written with her sister, Tracy Kasaboski, and was a Toronto Globe and Mail" Notable Book of 2008. She also writes a blog, Blog of Green Gables (http: //blogofgreengables.wordpress.com/), about her experiences reading children's literature with her daughter. She lives in Toronto with her family.

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