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The last boat home [text (large print)] / Dea Brøvig.

By: Brøvig, Dea [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Charnwood.Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2015Edition: Large print edition.Description: 318 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444823431 (hbk.); 1444823434.Subject(s): Life change events -- Fiction | Abused wives -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Dysfunctional families -- Fiction | Daughters -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Norway -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books.Summary: On the windswept coast of Norway, Else is out fishing on the icy sea, while above her, storm clouds are gathering. Surrounded by mountains, snow and white-capped water, she looks across the fjord and dreams of escape and faraway lands. Back on shore, her father sits alone in his boathouse with a jar of homebrew, while her mother covers her bruises and seeks solace in prayer. Each tries to hide the truth from this isolated God-fearing community they call home. Until one night changes everything... Then, more than thirty years later, the return of an old friend forces Else to relive the events that marked the end of her childhood.
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Complete and unabridged.

First published: London : Hutchinson, 2014.

On the windswept coast of Norway, Else is out fishing on the icy sea, while above her, storm clouds are gathering. Surrounded by mountains, snow and white-capped water, she looks across the fjord and dreams of escape and faraway lands. Back on shore, her father sits alone in his boathouse with a jar of homebrew, while her mother covers her bruises and seeks solace in prayer. Each tries to hide the truth from this isolated God-fearing community they call home. Until one night changes everything... Then, more than thirty years later, the return of an old friend forces Else to relive the events that marked the end of her childhood.

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