Worn Masks

WornMasks_lg Phyllis Carito
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110 pp. ● 4.5×7
$7.95 (pb) ● $4.99 (eb)
ISBN 978-1-943837-48-9 (pb)
● 978-1-943837-49-6 (eb)

FICTION – Literary

Publication date: October 1, 2016

Set in the late twentieth century, Mary Grace, an independent and solitary woman in her late forties, is drawn back into her mother’s life and death, and a journey that impacts her life as an estranged daughter. Although, surrounded by her family, as a child Mary Grace had always felt isolated. Her Italian parents, in their new American life and home had language barriers and emotional rigidity that left Mary Grace confused about who they and she really were. The story of her family begins to unravel with the unfolding of her mother’s life and the events that lead Mary Grace to walk in her own family’s footsteps to uncover the path her family has hidden for so long.