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Astray


 On Sale: 31/08/2012
 Formats:     Hardback
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Goldminer. Counterfeiter. Slave. Dishwasher. Prostitute. Attorney. Sculptor. Mercenary. Elephant. Corpse.

The colourful, fascinating characters that roam the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They cross other borders too: those of race, law, sex and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress.

With rich detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from puritan Massachusetts to the Yukon gold rush, antebellum Louisiana to a 1960s Toronto highway. Astray offers us a surprising and moving history for restless times.


Author Extras

ISBN: 9781443410793; ISBN10: 1443410799; Imprint: HarperCollins ; On Sale: 31/08/2012; Format: Hardback; Trimsize: 6 x 9; Pages: 288; $29.99; Ages: 1 and Up; BISAC1:FIC029000; BISAC2:FIC019000

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