While I'm Falling

While I'm Falling

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What makes a family? That's what nineteen year old Veronica is wondering. Her family have always made her feel safe and protected but that's all been snatched away from her and she's beginning to wonder if she really knows her family at all . . .

With a homeless mother and a missing father Veronica has to grow up fast. Real life is a frightening wake-up call and as truths and tensions percolate and bubble to the surface there are devastating consequences. Can Veronica save those she thought she loved? Will her best intentions lead to her worst transgressions? And who will be left to catch Veronica when she falls?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 1 x 1 x 1mm | 145g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141031549
  • 9780141031545
  • 635,697

Review quote

"Laura Moriarty's raw, honest novel about an ordinary family whose life changes in one extraordinary moment resonates like an emotional tuning fork. You'll be asking yourself what you would do in this situation, long after you've finished reading." -- Jodi Picoult
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About Laura Moriarty

Laura Moriarty earned a degree is social work before returning for her M.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Kansas. She was the recipient of the George Bennett Fellowship for Creative Writing at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. She currenly lives with her daughter in Lawrence, Kansas.
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3,368 ratings
3.43 out of 5 stars
5 13% (446)
4 34% (1,146)
3 38% (1,284)
2 12% (396)
1 3% (96)
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