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The tidal zone [text (large print)] / Sarah Moss.

By: Moss, Sarah [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : F. A. Thorpe, 2017Copyright date: ©2016Edition: Large print edition.Description: 375 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444831429; 1444831429.Subject(s): Critically ill children -- Fiction | Fathers and daughters -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: "Adam is a stay-at-home dad who is writing a history of the bombing and rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral. He is a good man and he is happy. But one day, he receives a call from his daughter's school to inform him that, for no apparent reason, fifteen-year-old Miriam has collapsed and stopped breathing. In that moment, his world fractures. Parental love, overwhelming fear, illness and recovery; clever teenagers and the challenges of marriage; sex and gender in the twenty-first century, the balancing of work and family life, the politics of packing lunches and unloading dishwashers... The story of his life and the lives of his family are rewritten and retold around this shocking central event: a body that has inexplicably failed." --Publisher's description.
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"Adam is a stay-at-home dad who is writing a history of the bombing and rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral. He is a good man and he is happy. But one day, he receives a call from his daughter's school to inform him that, for no apparent reason, fifteen-year-old Miriam has collapsed and stopped breathing. In that moment, his world fractures. Parental love, overwhelming fear, illness and recovery; clever teenagers and the challenges of marriage; sex and gender in the twenty-first century, the balancing of work and family life, the politics of packing lunches and unloading dishwashers... The story of his life and the lives of his family are rewritten and retold around this shocking central event: a body that has inexplicably failed." --Publisher's description.

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