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Author: Alice O'Keeffe
Publisher: London : Coronet Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sylvia lives in a flat on a council estate with her not-quite-husband Obe and their two young children. She dreams of buying a house on a leafy street like the one she grew up in. If she closes her eyes, she can see it all so clearly: the stripped floorboards, the wisteria growing around the door...It's not ideal that she's about to be made redundant, or that Obe, a playworker, is never going to earn more than the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice O'Keeffe
ISBN: 1529303354 9781529303353
OCLC Number: 1085591822
Description: 317 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Alice O'Keeffe.

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Can not-quite-perfect be enough? Big-hearted novel about motherhood, community and figuring out what's really worth fighting for.  Read more...

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On the Up is a gem of a novel that holds up a mirror to the way we live now. - RedAlice O'Keeffe's funny and compassionate debut novel shows a deep understanding of contemporary urban life, and Read more...

 
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