First aid

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Chatto & Windus, Jul 20, 2004 - Fiction - 178 pages
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From the author of the acclaimedEnglish Correspondencecomes this story of fraught relationships, of a woman caring for her teenage daughter, son and toddler. It is a story of how everyone would like to escape the ties that bind, and begin afresh.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A fractured family deals with both a mother's and a daughter's need to run away.Several years after her husband has left her for another woman, Jo packs up her three children and heads from Brighton ... Read full review

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User Review  - allison.sivak - LibraryThing

This was an interesting kind of "mystery" novel, very realistic in focus and tone. When Jo, mother of three, has her face slashed by her live-in boyfriend, she takes her kids to stay with her ... Read full review


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