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A Stone's Throw

Shaw, Fiona

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ISBN 10: 1846688329 / ISBN 13: 9781846688324
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Set in England and Africa, opening during World War Two, this book is about how secrets linger and the price we pay to keep them. Most of all, it is about the choices we make, about consequences - and how we must, finally, let go of the past and face the future. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 139 x 16. Weight in Grams: 202. . 2013. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781846688324

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Title: A Stone's Throw

Publisher: Serpent's Tail

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

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'The people you love, they just slip away ...I won't let you do that' A man and his young son set out on a journey one snow-struck day. Another man skims stones across the sea with his daughter. Three generations separate them, but one loss connects them - sixty years apart, but no more than a stone's throw. In between these two men is Meg. Like everyone, she's made choices in her life; and mostly she's proud of them. But that doesn't mean she isn't haunted by what might have been ...Set in England and Africa, opening during World War Two, A Stone's Throw is about how secrets linger and the price we pay to keep them. Most of all, it's about the choices we make, about consequences - and how we must, finally, let go of the past and face the future.

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Fiona Shaw is the author of three previous novels: The Sweetest Thing, The Picture She Took and Tell it to the Bees. She has also written a memoir, Out Of Me. She lives in York.

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