Claire's Head

Claire's Head

A Novel

Book - 2004
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A migraine sufferer's search for her missing sister leads her to through North America, Europe and Mexico. As she enters a world of neurologists and New Age healers, memories of her parents' sudden death eight years prior and long-held secrets from the past are brought to the fore.
Publisher: Toronto : M&S, c2004
ISBN: 9780771017520
0771017529
Branch Call Number: FIC Bush
Characteristics: 323 p

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Diell Apr 14, 2015

I don't want to commit myself to saying this is above average.
But I don't want to condemn it to just average.

WVMLStaffPicks Jan 19, 2015

For those of you who suffer from migraines, Claire’s Head will resonate darkly. You’ll find yourself crying as Rachel scribbles in her journal “…I would have given up anything if it made the pain go away.” And Rachel has already given up a lot; her daughter, Star, now lives with Rachel and Claire’s middle sister, Alison, in Toronto. So when Rachel disappears, Claire, fellow migraineur, follows the trail that Rachel left in her desperate search for a cure, whether from neurologists or New Age healers. Claire’s discoveries are complex, and only in letting go of Rachel does she find her own life.

Juds2u Jan 27, 2011

I liked the initial setting for this story; Toronto/Etobicoke because, having lived there, I was able to jump immediately into the story. I also have two sisters and can draw many parallels between my sibling experiences and Claire's.
Author, Catherine Bush, is represented by The Bukowski Agency in Toronto. Their book titles make an excellent reading list. If you liked this book, you might wish to check other authors represented by Denise Bukowski.

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