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Bernadette Jiwa
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Bernadette Jiwa

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Bernadette Jiwa was born into a house with no books and a home full of stories, in Dublin, Ireland. She migrated to the UK in the 1980s, raised three sons with her husband, and now lives in Melbourne, Australia. She is the creator and leader of The Story Skills Workshop — a program that has taught thousands of people to harness the power of their everyday stories. The Making of Her is her first novel.

Books by Bernadette Jiwa

The Making of Her

The Making of Her is a page-turning mother-daughter love story, spanning the 1960s to 1990s, charting one woman’s journey to escape the legacy of the society that shaped her.

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The Making of Her book club notes

An absorbing story to discuss with your book club.