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Don't Let Me Go by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  

Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

Ten-year-old Grace knows that her mum loves her, but her mum loves drugs too. And there's only so long Grace can fend off the 'woman from the county' who is threatening to put her into care. Her only hope is...'Billy'.

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Don't Let Me Go by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Grown-man Billy Shine hasn't been out of his apartment for years. People scare him, and the outside world scares him even more. Day in, day out, he lives a perfectly orchestrated silent life within his four walls. Until now...'The Plan': Grace bursts into Billy's life with a loud voice and a brave plan to get her mum clean. And it won't be easy, because they will have to confiscate the one thing her mum holds most dear ...they will have to kidnap Grace.


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Original and wonderful * Sun * With a host of loveable characters, fans of Jodi Picoult will enjoy the turbulent but ultimately uplifting story * Big Issue * I was hooked... there are some laugh-out-loud antics... an excellent read * New Books *


About the Author

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of several highly acclaimed novels including Pay it Forward, which was named an ALA Book of the Year and made into a major Warner Brothers feature film starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt. In 2007 her novel Love in the Present Tense was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club and became a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller. She lives in Cambia, California.

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Publication date

29th September 2011

Author

Catherine Ryan Hyde

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Author's Website

www.catherineryanhyde.com/c...

Publisher

Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780552776677

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