ISBN 9780007579358,The Atlas of Us

The Atlas of Us



Harper Collins India

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780007579358

ISBN-10 0007579357


Number of Pages 100 Pages
Language (English)


When Louise Fenton flies to Thailand to find her mother,Nora, after the Boxing Day tsunami, she fears theworst when the only trace she can find is her mother'sdistinctive bag. In the bag is a beautifully crafted atlas ownedby travel journalist Claire Shreve, with her notes and mementosslipped in-between the pages. The journal tells the story ofClaire's struggle to find her place in the world following a life-altering revelation, and a tumultuous love affair. Louise treksacross Thailand's scarred landscape, exploring Claire's atlas totry to make sense of the connection between this woman andthe mother she is so desperate to find. As devastated peopleare beginning to put their lives back together, Louise uncoversthe secrets that nearly destroyed Claire and the man she loved- the same secrets her mother has been guarding all theseyears ...
The Atlas of US will take you on a moving and enthrallingjourney across the globe, and into the most intimate spaces ina relationship. And it will find its way into your heart.
 About the author
Tracy Buchanan is a web journalist and producer who lives in Milton Keynes with her husband, their little girl and their one-eyed Jack Russell. Tracy travelled extensively while working as a travel magazine editor, sating the wanderlust she developed while listening to her Sri Lankan grandparents' childhood stories - the same wanderlust that now inspires her writing.