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Author: Penelope Fitzgerald
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1987, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of eccentrics live in houseboats. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they belong to one another. There is Maurice, a homosexual prostitute; Richard, a buttoned-up ex-navy man; but most of all there's Nenna, the struggling mother of two wild little girls. How each of their lives complicates the others is the stuff of this perfect little novel.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Fitzgerald
ISBN: 0805005617 9780805005615
OCLC Number: 15549389
Description: 141 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Penelope Fitzgerald.

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On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of eccentrics live in houseboats. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they belong to one another. There is Maurice, a homosexual prostitute; Richard, a buttoned-up ex-navy man; but most of all there's Nenna, the struggling mother of two wild little girls. How each of their lives complicates the others is the stuff of this perfect little novel.

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