Over the water

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Puffin Books, Feb 29, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 246 pages
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Fourteen-year-old Mary feels like a misfit, both in England where she and her family live and in their former Ireland home, until a visit to her Irish relatives helps her gain a better understanding of her background, her mother, and herself.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In a passionately vivid first novel, Casey re-creates her own experience of seeking an identity while growing up Irish in England. Fourteen-year-old Mary and her family are tense and unhappy in London ... Read full review

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User Review  - readingrat - LibraryThing

A wonderful coming of age book with an Irish twist. Mary feels like an outsider in her own family until a summer holiday spent in Ireland with her relatives helps her see her family and herself in a different light. Read full review

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