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Mother Island

Roberts, Bethan

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ISBN 10: 0701185856 / ISBN 13: 9780701185855
Published by Chatto & Windus
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How does it feel to come home from work one evening and find your two-year-old son gone? How does it feel to steal another woman's child? To take a boy from his mother, and try to make him yours, make things right? This is the story of two women, Nula and Maggie, joined by old family history and love for the same little boy. Num Pages: 320 pages, -. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 146 x 223 x 29. Weight in Grams: 454. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780701185855

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Title: Mother Island

Publisher: Chatto & Windus

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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How does it feel to come home from work one evening and find your two-year-old son gone? How does it feel to steal another woman's child? To take a boy from his mother, and try to make him yours, make things right? This is the story of two women, Nula and Maggie, joined by old family history and love for the same little boy. This is a taut, powerful novel about a nanny who abducts the young child she looks after.

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Bethan Roberts has worked as a television documentary researcher, writer and assistant producer, and has taught Creative Writing at Chichester University and Goldsmiths College, London. She is the author of The Good Plain Cook, which was serialized on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime and was chosen as one of Time Out's books of the year; My Policeman; and The Pools, which won a Jerwood/Arvon Young Writers' Award.

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