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Author: Sabrina Broadbent
Publisher: Oxford : Isis, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Bea is middle aged, childless, has a dead-end job with the council in Cambridge, and is unhappily married to Frank, a selfish would-be writer, who amuses himself with the cleaning lady. Bea's successful sister, Katherine, is a consultant paediatrician with two kids whom Bea has minded off-and-on since they were small. One morning Bea simply disappears. Her workmates are concerned; her husband is bemused, hopeless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sabrina Broadbent
ISBN: 9780753185759 075318575X 9780753185742 0753185741
OCLC Number: 707094053
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 392 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sabrina Broadbent.

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Bea is middle aged, childless, has a dead-end job with the council in Cambridge, and is unhappily married to Frank, a selfish would-be writer, who amuses himself with the cleaning lady. Bea's successful sister, Katherine, is a consultant paediatrician with two kids whom Bea has minded off-and-on since they were small. One morning Bea simply disappears. Her workmates are concerned; her husband is bemused, hopeless and suspected by the police of foul play; her uptight sister becomes increasingly emotional. The police dig up Frank's patio; Katherine finds she somehow can't function without the sister who seems predictable now but who wasn't always like this; the children, more practically, check websites. Then a woman's body is found in a ditch ...

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