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Instructions For A Heatwave (signed by author)

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London, 1976. In the thick of a record-breaking heatwave, Gretta Riordan's newly retired husband has cleaned out his bank account and vanished. Now, for the first time in years, Gretta calls her children home : Michael Francis, a history teacher whose marriage is failing; Monica, whose blighted past has driven a wedge between her and her younger sister; and Aoife, the youngest, whose new life in Manhattan is elaborately arranged to conceal a devastating secret.
In a story that stretches from the Upper West Side to a village on the coast of Ireland, Maggie O'Farrell explores the mysteries that inhere within families, and reveals the fault lines over which we build our lives. Instructions for a Heatwave weaves an unforgettable narrative of a family falling apart and coming together with hard-won, life-changing truths about who they really are.

This book is a hard back complete with dust jacket and is signed by the author. There is some wear around the edges of the dust jacket and has two black pen marks on the back cover but is otherwise in very good condition.

Item details

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Maggie O'Farrell
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
9781472206381
Number of pages:
338
Publisher:
Tinder Press
Title:
Instructions For A Heatwave

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London, 1976. In the thick of a record-breaking heatwave, Gretta Riordan's newly retired husband has cleaned out his bank account and vanished. Now, for the first time in years, Gretta calls her children home : Michael Francis, a history teacher whose marriage is failing; Monica, whose blighted past has driven a wedge between her and her younger sister; and Aoife, the youngest, whose new life in Manhattan is elaborately arranged to conceal a devastating secret.
In a story that stretches from the Upper West Side to a village on the coast of Ireland, Maggie O'Farrell explores the mysteries that inhere within families, and reveals the fault lines over which we build our lives. Instructions for a Heatwave weaves an unforgettable narrative of a family falling apart and coming together with hard-won, life-changing truths about who they really are.

This book is a hard back complete with dust jacket and is signed by the author. There is some wear around the edges of the dust jacket and has two black pen marks on the back cover but is otherwise in very good condition.

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Maggie O'Farrell
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
9781472206381
Number of pages:
338
Publisher:
Tinder Press
Title:
Instructions For A Heatwave

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