Jane's son David is eight years old and Jane is filled with doubts as he grows up without a father. Toby, her first love, has gone to Israel after the collapse of his marriage to Melissa. Then there is Andy, close at hand, a complex personality with his own problem son. In the background is Terry, David's father, an amorphous shadow hanging over them. This intense, compassionate novel completes the the trilogy which began with "The L-Shaped Room."
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Lynne Reid Banks was born in London in 1929 and was evacuated to the Canadian prairies during the war. On her return to England she studied at RADA and was an actress in the early 1950s; later she became one of the first two women reporters on British television. Her first book, The L-Shaped Room, was published in 1960 and was an instant and lasting best-seller. Lynne Reid Banks is also a best-selling author of books for children and young adults. Her classic children's novel, The Indian in the Cupboard, has sold over ten million copies worldwide. She lives in London.Review:
"Lynne Reid Banks jouns the growing group of responsible writers who are ambitious enough to present life as they really see it - and as we, in fact, know that it really is" -- Penelope Mortimer
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Book Description Vintage Books USA, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099529084