Although he is close to his adoptive parents, James has always wondered about his natural mother and why she gave him away. The only clues to her identity are a small stone and a note scribbled on the back of an envelope. With these, James sets off to find his past.
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The story of a boy's search for his true identityAbout the Author:
Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer.
Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for ‘Grannie was a Buffer Girl’ in 1987 and for ‘Dear Nobody’ in 1992. She lives in the Derbyshire Peak District.
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006740227
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