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Author: Deborah Robertson
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eight-year-old Pearl tries very hard to get things right. In their cramped apartment, she watches over her small brother and manages her mother's happiness, while carefully guarding her private passions. But the events of a summer's day are about to change Pearl's world, and nothing may ever be right again.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Robertson
ISBN: 9780340938232 0340938234 9780340938249 0340938242
OCLC Number: 71807987
Awards: Short-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2007
Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 2007
Description: 298 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Deborah Robertson.

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'Stunning' (The Times) 'Compelling' (Daily Mail) - an outstanding debut novel by an award-winning short story writer  Read more...

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'Stunning! Robertson's writing is beautiful, poetic and heartfelt. She explores, most tenderly, the self-discovery that can come with bereavement' -- The Times 'Compelling!Utterly unsentimental Read more...

 
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