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by Sherry Ashworth

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults

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When Jimmy’s long missing father turns up out of the blue, Jimmy weaves himself the kind of happy future that he’d find in the films, which are his passion. With everything else in his life in a bit of a mess, his father seems exactly the superman he needs to put things right. But is he? Jimmy has to take another hard cold look at his future is this sharply observed insight into reality.

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A gripping story told with a flawless teenage voice. Jimmy is mad about movies. He even thinks in film frames and he's finding his obsession a very useful way of blanking out his troubles with his mum and step-dad. His other distraction is his job at the coffee shop, working with Liz. Liz is having her own problems at home too but when Jimmy's estranged father turns up out of the blue, things get even more complicated. Liz's deep mistrust of Jimmy's father grows but will her concerns end up pushing Jimmy deeper into his father's dark and dangerous world?

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ISBN: 9781416904748
Publication date: 04/09/2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781416904748
Publication date: 4th September 2006
Author: Sherry Ashworth
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction,

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