A Place Apart: A Novel by Maureen Lennon PDF

By Maureen Lennon

Long-listed for the 2006 Re-Lit Award for top Novel

For 15-year-old Cathy Mugan, "a position aside" is the place she longs to be: except her mom, an unhinged, uncontrollable terror who explodes on the slightest provocation. So Cathy has an opportunity to paintings at a rectory for the summer season, she seizes it.

yet "a position aside" is usually the place Cathy is: surrounded by means of violence, a cowering father, and a contemptuous brother, she is sort of thoroughly by myself. Her closest pal exists simply in her mind's eye, a daunting signal that maybe Cathy has extra in universal along with her mad mom than she - or the reader - desires to think

Stirring and dramatic, this is often an unforgettable debut from Canada’s subsequent significant writer. enticing characters, captivating scenes, and lyrical attractiveness will make A position Apart stick with readers for years.

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