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2 edition of As she left it found in the catalog.

As she left it

a novel

by Catriona McPherson

  • 54 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neighbors,
  • Family secrets,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Secrets,
  • Homecoming,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When she was twelve years old, Opal Jones escaped her mother"s endless drinking. Now, returning to their small Leeds cottage after her mum"s death, Opal feels like she"s gone back in time. Nosey Mrs. Pickess is still polishing her windows to a sparkle. Fishbo, Opal"s ancient music teacher, still plays trumpet with his band. And much to Opal"s delight, her favorite neighbor, Margaret Reid, still keeps an eye on things from the walk in front of her house. But a tragedy has struck Mote Street. Margaret"s grandson, Craig, disappeared some ten years ago, and every day he"s not found, shame and sorrow settle deeper into the neighborhood"s forgotten corners. As the door she closed on her own dark past begins to open, Opal uncovers more secrets than she can bear about the people who were once her friends.--From back cover.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCatriona McPherson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6113.C586 A89 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 343 pages ;
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26431891M
    ISBN 100738736775
    ISBN 109780738736778
    LC Control Number2013001264
    OCLC/WorldCa813949259

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