THE EXILES.

McKay, Hilary.

ISBN 10: 0575049340 / ISBN 13: 9780575049345
Published by London: Gollancz, (1991.) dj
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. A very funny book - "It was rather sad that two people whose only ambition was a life of security and peace should have been blessed with Ruth, Naomi, Rachel and Phoebe." Despite their protests, these four lazy, book-loving and inventive sisters are sent to spend the summer with their formidable Big Grandma in Cumbria, who tries in vain to reform them. The first in the series, and the first children's book by the author of "Dog Friday" and the Whitbread prize winning "Saffy's Angel." 191 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, light crease to upper corner of first few pages.) Uncommon in the hardcover first edition. Bookseller Inventory # 43422

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Title: THE EXILES.

Publisher: London: Gollancz, (1991.) dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Nothing ever happened in the Conroy family, and when something finally does, the four sisters, Ruth, Naomi, Rachel, and Phoebe, are sent where they can't disrupt their parents' plans--to their grandmother's for the summer. Big Grandma gives orders like a drill sargeant. But by summer's end, the girls and Big Grandma have come to a new understanding.

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Hilary McKay is the award-winning author of Binny in Secret (which received three starred reviews), Binny for Short (which received four starred reviews), and six novels about the Casson family: Caddy’s World (which received three starred reviews), Saffy’s Angel (winner of the Whitbread Award, an ALA Notable Book, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and a School Library Journal Best Book), Indigo’s Star (an ALA Notable Book and a Publishers Weekly Best Book), Permanent Rose, Caddy Ever After, and Forever Rose. She is also the author of Wishing for Tomorrow, the sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess. Hilary lives with her family in Derbyshire, England. Visit her at HilaryMcKay.co.uk.

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