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Solace of the road

Solace of the road

Author: Siobhan Dowd
Publisher: New York : David Fickling Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
While running away from a London foster home just before her fifteenth birthday, Holly has ample time to consider her years of residential care and her early life with her Irish mother, whom she is now trying to reach.

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dowd, Siobhan.
Solace of the road.
New York : David Fickling Books, 2009
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siobhan Dowd
ISBN: 9780375849718 0375849718 9780375949715 0375949712 9780385609722 0385609728
OCLC Number: 270230578
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Performer(s): Read by Sile Bermingham.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 260 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Siobhan Dowd.


Memories of Mum are the only thing that make Holly Hogan happy. She hates her foster family with their too-nice ways and their false sympathy. And she hates her life, her stupid school and the way  Read more...


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"Unexpectedly life affirming, wise and mature" -- Amanda Craig The Times "A memorably touching story with a suitably emotional ending" -- Julia Eccleshare Guardian "Julia Eccleshare" -- Nicholas Read more...

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