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The Brave

Author: Nicholas Evans
Publisher: Bath : Windsor, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The motto of the boarding school to which Tommy Bedford is dispatched is Fortune Favours the Brave. It's 1959 and the school bristles with bullies and sadistic staff. Tommy, a quirky loner, obsessed with cowboys and Indians, needs all the bravery he can summon. Salvation comes when his glamorous actress sister is swept off to Hollywood by one of his heroes, TV cowboy Ray Montane. But with the Cold War looming, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Evans
ISBN: 9781445854311 1445854317 9781445854328 1445854325
OCLC Number: 701113163
Notes: Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2010.
Description: 403 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Nicholas Evans.

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"The motto of the boarding school to which Tommy Bedford is dispatched is Fortune Favours the Brave. It's 1959 and the school bristles with bullies and sadistic staff. Tommy, a quirky loner, obsessed with cowboys and Indians, needs all the bravery he can summon. Salvation comes when his glamorous actress sister is swept off to Hollywood by one of his heroes, TV cowboy Ray Montane. But with the Cold War looming, the sinister side of Tinseltown seeps through and Tommy and Diane soon find themselves in jeopardy. Forty years on, Tommy has to confront his boyhood ghosts when his own son finds himself charged with murder." --Publisher description.

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