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Hand Me Down World (Paperback)
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Sometimes a person passes through your world and you don't forget them. She is like that. She is crossing continents, searching for her missing child. Everyone she comes into contact with has a tale to tell: the truck driver who mistook her for a prostitute, the hunters who almost shot her, the Frenchman who loved her, the blind man and the lodger. This is her story.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: John Murray General Publishing Division Publication Date: 09/05/2011 ISBN-13: 9781848544802  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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A hotel maid travels across the Mediterranean and on to Germany in search of her child and the hotel guest who fathered him, her journey seen through the eyes of those who encounter her on the way. The indignities she endures for no more than snatched hours with her son make this a moving evocation of the power of a mother's love and a chastening reminder that there is a human story behind every transient face on the road. - Jonathan

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 21/06/2011

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