The Painted Table Paperback
by Suzanne Field;
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The Painted Table
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Saffee does not want the table. By the time she inherits the object of her mother’s obsession, the surface is thick with haphazard layers of paint, and heavy with unsettling memories.
After a childhood spent watching her mother slide steadily into insanity, painting and re-painting the ancient table, Saffee has come to fear that seeds of psychosis may lie dormant within her. But as an adult with a family of her own, Saffee must confront her mother's torment if she wants to defend herself against it.
Traversing four generations over the course of a century, The Painted Table is an epic portrait of inherited memory, proclivity, and guilt. It is a sprawling narrative affirmation that a family artifact—like a family member—can bear the marks of one’s entire past . . . as well as intimations of one's redemption.
The Painted Table by Suzanne Field was published by Thomas Nelson in December 2013. The ISBN for The Painted Table is 9781401689704.
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|Page last updated||19th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Suzanne Field|
|Publisher||Thomas Nelson (December 2013)|
|Number of Pages||320|