Pregnant with her first child, Betsy Klein is summoned from her home in the US to her father's hospital bed in South Africa.
Harold Klein is sensual, irascible, a passionately committed doctor, and a complex husband and father.
As Betsy sits and waits for him to stir from his coma, she is compelled to imagine his life.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Granta Books
- Publication Date: 02/03/2009
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781847080707