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Description - Leaving the World by Douglas Kennedy

Aged thirteen, Jane makes a vow to herself and to her feuding parents she will never marry, have children and lead the resentful life they chose. Years later, now a Harvard professor and living with Theo, a filmmaker, Jane falls unexpectedly pregnant. She begins to warm to the idea of motherhood, but a devastating turn of events takes the decision out of her hands in a way she could never have predicted. Her familiar world torn apart, Jane feels forced to leave her old life behind, and piece by piece begins to destroy the little that is left. She resigns from her job, cuts all ties with friends and family and moves to a place where no one will find her. Isolated, she feels she has finally succeeded in leaving her world. Yet when a young girl disappears, prompting a high-profile police investigation, Jane is drawn in. Convinced that the person at the heart of the case is much closer to her new community than anyone realises, she has to make a decision - stay hidden or bring to light a shocking truth.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091795795
ISBN-10: 0091795796
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 34mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Hutchinson
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Douglas Kennedy

Douglas Kennedy's novels have all been highly praised bestsellers.His work has been translated into sixteen languages. In 2006 he received the French decoration of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Born in Manhattan in 1955, he lives in London and has two children.

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