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We Never Asked for Wings

by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

We Never Asked for Wings Synopsis

Everyone makes mistakes... Letty was going to go places. She was going to be someone. Then she got pregnant, and her plans changed. Now she's a single parent with two children she's convinced she can't care for, a dead-end job she's struggling to keep, a home in a half forgotten part of town, and no prospect of anything changing any time soon. Determined to give her children a better future, she takes a decision that may change all their lives. But perhaps she's not quite done making mistakes. And her son, Alex, may be about to make one of his own - because, sometimes, the biggest mistakes we make are when we're prepared to risk everything for those we love.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781447294511
Publication date: 16th June 2016
Author: Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Vanessa Diffenbaugh was born and raised in northern California. After studying creative writing, she went on to teach art and technology to youth in low-income communities. She and her husband PK have four children: Donovan, Tre'von, Graciela and Miles. Vanessa is also the co-founder of Camellia Network, whose mission is to create a nationwide movement to support youth transitioning from foster care. She and her family live in Monterey, California. We Never Asked for Wings is her second novel. Her first, The Language of Flowers, was published in over forty countries, and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller in ...

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