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Brass

Author: Helen Walsh
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Millie, a young college student in England, drifts away from a promising academic career into a deceptively inviting world of low street culture, myriad mind-altering substances, and sexual hedonism, pushing herself to the very limits. At the same time, she craves something nurturing, authentic, and profound from her broken family and longtime friendships. Millie's descent is one toward either self-understanding or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walsh, Helen, 1977-
Brass.
Edinburgh : Canongate, 2004
(OCoLC)607217793
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Walsh
ISBN: 1841954845 9781841954844
OCLC Number: 53962081
Description: 296 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Helen Walsh.

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Disillusioned with academic life, 19-year-old Millie seeks escape in the underbelly of Liverpool's Cathedral area, where an encounter with a world-weary prostitute turns into a nocturnal odyssey of  Read more...

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"Helen Walsh's first novel, Brass...has the best--as in the most honestly and evocatively described...sex of any contemporary fictious sex I've read....You forget how rare it is to find a heroine who Read more...

 
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