The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay

The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay

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Seventeen-year-old Rachel Hill is the girl most likely to succeed. And the girl most likely to have everything under control . . . that is, until her dad invites Nick McGowan, the cutest boy at school, to live with them. Rachel worries that this could only be a recipe for disaster, but her best friend Zoe thinks it's the perfect opportunity for lurve. Sparks start to fly for all the wrong reasons. Nick finds Rachel spoiled and uptight and Rachel dismisses Nick as lazy and directionless. But a secret from Nick's past draws them together and makes the year Nick McGowan came to stay one that Rachel will never forget. "From the Hardcover edition."
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • CD-Audio | 3 pages
  • 119.38 x 149.86 x 17.78mm | 90.72g
  • Listening Library
  • United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0739363204
  • 9780739363201

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"[A] richly creative tale full of humor and funny situations related with a touch of reminiscence."-Daily Telegraph (Australia)

"From the Hardcover edition."
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About Rebecca Sparrow

Rebecca Sparrow spent most of 1980 running around her family’s backyard wearing a bathing suit and her mother’s high heels, armed with a Super Soaker. In her yearlong reign of terror, she arrested her dog, Mac, 329 times. Rebecca graduated to selling touch lamps and working as a nanny, a travel writer, a television publicist, a marketing executive, a magazine editor, and a secret shopper (once). She currently writes for the Australian newspaper the Courier-Mail and is the chair of War Child Australia. Her first novel, The Girl Most Likely, is in development as a feature film with Icon Films. For more information about Rebecca, visit
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