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Podcast Episode 9
12:00pm

The Relatives

with Camilla Gibb
Hosted by Rhonda Douglas

The Relatives

with Camilla Gibb
Hosted by Rhonda Douglas
26
Friday
Mar
12:00pm
Camilla Gibb

Author, editor and poet, Rhonda Douglas hosts a conversation with Camilla Gibb, winner of the Trillium Book Award and the City of Toronto Book Award about her new novel, The Relatives .

 

Lila is on a long, painful journey toward motherhood. Tess and Emily are reeling after their ugly separation and fighting over ownership of the embryos that were supposed to grow their family together. And thousands of miles away, the unknown man who served as anonymous donor to them all is being held in captivity in Somalia. While his life remains in precarious balance, his genetic material is a source of both creation and conflict.

 

What does it mean to be a family in our rapidly shifting world? What are our responsibilities to each other with increasing options for how to create a family?

 

Books are available from our friends at  Perfect Books .

 

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