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    The Drowning Girl (Paperback) By (author) Margaret Leroy

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    DescriptionA haunted child. A desperate mother. An unspeakable truth. 'She's my daughter, but in some weird way I feel she isn't really my child'. Young single mum Grace is drowning. Her little girl Sylvie is distant, troubled and prone to violent tantrums which the child psychiatrists blame on Grace. But Grace knows there's something more to what's happening to Sylvie. There has to be. Travelling from the London suburbs to the west coast of Ireland, Grace and Sylvie embark on a journey of shocking discovery, forcing Grace to question everything she believes in and changing both their lives forever.


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    Title
    The Drowning Girl
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Margaret Leroy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 1 mm
    Height: 1 mm
    Thickness: 1 mm
    Weight: 1 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780778302704
    ISBN 10: 0778302709
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: 823.92
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Publisher
    Mira Books
    Imprint name
    Mira Books
    Publication date
    15 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Don Mills
    Author Information
    Margaret worked as a social worker and counsellor, specialising in marital therapy and child protection for fifteen years, before becoming a full-time writer.
    Review quote
    "Margaret Leroy writes like a dream" - Tony Parsons "Margaret Leroy writes with candour and intelligence, capturing the menace of suddenly finding that the world may not be at all as you've thought it." - Helen Dunmore "What a storyteller Leroy is, and what an eye she has for contemporary life." - Fay Weldon"