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1786331691
Hardback:The great wide open:2019 The great wide open
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Author: Kennedy, 1955-
Publication year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Hutchinson
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781786331694 1786331691
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It's 1961. The Burns family is celebrating yet another disastrous Thanksgiving and a 17 year-old Alice can't take it anymore. After years spent chasing the affections of the people who are supposed to love her unconditionally, Alice is beginning to realise that, though you can't choose your family, you can choose your future, and Alice sees her future far away from her dysfunctional family and the doldrums of small-town life. As she embarks on a journey that will take her through college, heartbreak, and self-discovery, Alice mus
Additional information: 352 pages, 24 cm
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Alice visits her younger brother in prison where he unburdens a big secret that has been kept for years and so begins an epic family saga starting with Alice as a teenager, college years, Dublin and back to NY. It takes in the Pinochet coup in Chile, the troubles in Ireland and Reagan presidential y
05/03/19
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