The White Stuff

The White Stuff

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Abbie Fenton wants a baby. Her husband Felix, not unaware of the thunderous ticking of Abbie's biological clock, wants to oblige but their home has still to be blessed. Cue the usual round of doctors, tests, probes and scans - all to no avail.

So Abbie - adopted at birth - decides that if she can't have a child then she must at least discover whose child she is. Soon, she and Felix are caught up in a make-or-break search for family, identity and meaning. And little do they know quite where the journey will take them ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 20mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141010444
  • 9780141010441
  • 1,072,109

About Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire in 1963, and is regarded as one of the leading poets of his generation. After university he worked as a probation officer in Manchester; he also presented Radio 4's poetry series Stanza for five years. His first prose book ALL POINTS NORTH was published by Viking in 1998. His first novel LITTLE GREEN MAN was published by Viking in 2001. His most recent projects include a translation of THE ODYSSEY for Radio 4, and a screenplay for the BBC. He lives near Huddersfield.
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