Primrose Street

By Marina L. Reed

Primrose Street
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Welcome to Primrose Street, where neighbours share close interactions but know very little of each other. Only the maple trees that have lined the road for decades know their decisions, indiscretions, secrets, joys, and pains. From fifty-year residents Charlie and Cora and their ... Read more


Overview

Welcome to Primrose Street, where neighbours share close interactions but know very little of each other. Only the maple trees that have lined the road for decades know their decisions, indiscretions, secrets, joys, and pains. From fifty-year residents Charlie and Cora and their grandson Ronald, to newcomer Sofia and her son Nicolas, to best friends Tabitha and Dayna, the residents of Primrose Street go about their daily lives--shopping, attending school, meeting at cafés, smiling as they pass on the sidewalk--all the while remaining invisible to one another.Only when an invitation arrives in their mailboxes must the residents of Primrose Street decide whether to allow authenticity into their lives and neighbourhood or remain limited in their relationships and thereby to themselves.Drawing comparisons to Maeve Binchy and Elizabeth Strout for its clear-eyed characterizations of everyday people, Marina L. Reed's writing sheds light on questions that haunt us and exposes the poison of secrets. Primrose Street is everyone's street, where the ebb and flow of daily experiences can bring people together and miracles are still possible.

Marina L. Reed

Author of Primrose Street, Marina L. Reed (honB.A., M.A., B.Ed.) has worked as a researcher and writer for CBC Television, and has lived and worked in countries around the world as an author, educator, journalist and artist. Her experiences are brought to life through her fiction and non-fiction writing. She is a great lover of nature, of animals, and the empowerment of individuals. Follow her at Marinalreed.com.

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"Reed wove together joys, sorrows, relationships, and struggles in a way that was informative and profound. I didn't wantto put it down... A book I will return to." -Marion Boyd, Psychotherapist

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