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The housekeeper

Author: Melanie Wallace
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Jamie Hall finds a boy tied to a tree and cuts him loose, she can have no idea of the desperate chain of events her act of humanity will trigger. An orphaned teenage runaway who has fetched up with only her dog and her backpack in the lonesome town of her grandparents' birth, Jamie becomes housekeeper to Margaret, a retired photographer. There she meets Galen, a trapper who has done a stretch inside and who now  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Wallace
ISBN: 9780099502494 0099502496
OCLC Number: 369041243
Notes: "First published in the United States by MacAdam/Cage in 2006."
Description: 290 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Melanie Wallace.

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"Wallace has a spark of warmth and can be very moving" * The Times * "The poetic prose and bleak setting are impressive" * Literary Review * "A story of pursuit, loss and redemption" * Daily Express Read more...

 
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