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Angels of destruction : a novel

Author: Keith Donohue
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nine-year-old Norah arrives one frigid night at the home of the widowed Margaret Quinn, seemingly to take the place of Margaret's only child, Erica, who ran off years ago to join a Sixties revolutionary group, the Angels of Destruction. Set in a small Pennyslvania town in 1985.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Donohue
ISBN: 9780224086134 0224086138 9780224086127 022408612X 9780099526773 0099526778
OCLC Number: 435974925
Description: 347 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Keith Donohue.

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Norah, a nine-year-old girl who seems to materialise out of thin air when she arrives on the doorstep of Margaret Quinn. A widow who lives alone, Margaret has never got over the loss of her own child  Read more...

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