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Forced to live with the mother who abandoned her at birth, Lou goes looking for truth in her mother's fiction.

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  • "Forced to live with the mother who abandoned her at birth, Lou goes looking for truth in her mother's fiction."
  • "Forced to live with the mother who abandoned her at birth, Lou goes looking for truth in her mother's fiction."@en
  • "After her disabled, painkiller-addicted father suffers a stroke, fifteen-year-old Lou must relocate from Alberta to Victoria to live with her mother Zoe, a successful novelist who abandoned Lou at birth and showed no interest in her until she was twelve. As Lou struggles to find her bearings and figure out why her mom left her all those years ago, she is convinced the answers lie in Zoe's fiction, but when Lou's grandmother, Heather, turns up at a book reading, Lou realizes she may have misjudged her mother."
  • "Lou's dad has been addicted to painkillers since an accident left him unable to work. He's a good, loving dad, but kind of useless. Lou's mother, Zoe, a successful novelist, abandoned Lou at birth and showed no interest in her until three years ago, when Lou was twelve. Their relationship since then has been strained, but when Lou's dad has a stroke, there is nowhere else for her to go while he recovers. Lou struggles to find her bearings and figure out why her mom left her all those years ago. She is convinced the answers are in Zoe's fiction, but when Lou's grandmother, Heather, appears at a reading, Lou realizes she may have misjudged her mother."@en

http://schema.org/genre

  • "Domestic fiction."
  • "Electronic books."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Juvenile works"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Juvenile works."
  • "Juvenile works."@en
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Fiction."

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  • "Escape Velocity"
  • "Escape velocity /"@en
  • "Escape velocity /"
  • "Escape velocity"
  • "Escape velocity"@en