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Floating in My Mother's Palm Summary
Ursula Hegi

Everything you need to understand or teach Floating in My Mother's Palm by Ursula Hegi.

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Floating in My Mother's Palm Summary

Plot Summary

Floating in my Mother's Palm is a novel by Ursula Hegi. This novel is a collection of parables that tell the story of life in one small German town. The stories are all written in the voice of a young woman who is looking back on her childhood and the people who impacted her life. Floating in my Mother's Palm is a sweet remembrance of childhood that includes poignant glances of tragedy as seen through the eyes of a child.

The novel begins with the story of the narrator's birth, a story that must have been told to her often. The narrator's mother went into labor and was told the baby had died, so she left a place filled with people she had once trusted explicitly and went to a midwife who helped her deliver a healthy child. The novel continues with a story of the local gossip...

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