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Shtum

Author: Jem Lester
Publisher: London, England Orion Publishing Co 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ben Jewell has hit breaking point. His ten-year-old son, Jonah, has never spoken. So when Ben and Jonah are forced to move in with Ben's elderly father, three generations of men - one who can't talk; two who won't - are thrown together. As Ben battles single fatherhood, a string of well-meaning social workers and his own demons, he learns some difficult home truths. Jonah, blissful in his innocence, becomes the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jem Lester
ISBN: 9781409166511 1409166511
OCLC Number: 974177532
Description: 320 pages ; 230 x 156 mm
Responsibility: Jem Lester.

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The heartwarming novel of 2017: SHTUM is the story of three generations of a family learning how to get along.  Read more...

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A dazzling debut. * DAILY MAIL * Whether you think Shtum is a novel about autism or about marriage (it's both, by the way), you will agree that it is, in the end, a love story infused with wit, Read more...

 
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