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Rocks in the belly

Author: Jon Bauer
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You're eight years old, an only child. You love your parents, but you're convinced you're not enough for your mother because she fosters other people's kids. You've learnt to cope, just about, with how this makes you feel - but then Robert arrives, and he and your mum seen to connect in a way you never have. You hate him for it.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Bauer
ISBN: 9781846688454 1846688450 9781847658111 1847658113
OCLC Number: 757931912
Awards: Short-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2012 (UK)
Description: 292 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jon Bauer.

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What happens when a mother's love isn't enough? You're eight years old. An only child. You love your parents, but you're convinced you're not enough for your mother because she fosters other people's  Read more...

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Gripping reading . . . This is a largely tragic book, but it speaks in a mesmerising voice a brutal truth about the intensity of family relationships * Sunday Telegraph * Intelligent and funny * J M Read more...

 
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