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Description - Brown Owl's Guide To Life by Kate Harrison

A bittersweet novel about re-inventing yourself from the author of THE STARTER MARRIAGE.Shy, sweet-natured Lucy Collins is used to being pushed around. For the first eighteen years of her life, her widowed mother Judith ruled the roost. Now Lucy's husband, her seven-year-old daughter and even Buster the cat boss her about. But her mother's premature death leaves Lucy an orphan at the age of thirty-five. She's devastated...but she's also free. After a lifetime of being a disappointment to everyone, is it finally time Lucy grew up?As she clears out her mother's rambling house, Lucy discovers a trunk full of memories...her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother were all Brown Owls: capable, no-nonsense matriarchs who were the leading lights of the Girl Guide movement. They spent their spare time preparing the next generation for their roles as wives and mothers with a mixture of campfire songs, sew-on badges and reef knots. But could the old values and frontier spirit now hold the key to help Lucy make the changes she needs in her life?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752880976
ISBN-10: 0752880977
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 163mm x 33mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kate Harrison

Kate Harrison is in her thirties and before turning to novels, worked in television, as a programme developer. She has also been a director on Panorama, Newsround and Midlands Today. She lives in West London.

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