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The lie of the land / Rhonda Bartle.

By: Bartle, Rhonda.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Christchurch, N.Z. : Hazard Press, 2005Description: 160 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1877270814 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): New Zealand fiction -- 21st century | New Zealand -- Fiction -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. | General fiction. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Subject: This is the story of one woman's journey into her past, her struggle to overcome the pain of it, how it has shaped her present and how it changes her future. A phone call one morning jolts forty-five-year-old Cass McClellan out of her successful, suburban family life. Suddenly she needs to find Leo, the son she hasn't seen for twenty years because, when he was ten, his father took him away on holiday and never brought him back. Cass does not know where he is but she has to take him the news of the death of his father. What do you say to the man you kissed goodbye as a child of ten, not knowing he would never come home again? The Lie of The Land is a story of recognition, conflict and growth, as Cass and Leo, lost to each other for twenty years, discover not only the old ties that bind, but a new way to live and love.
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This is the story of one woman's journey into her past, her struggle to overcome the pain of it, how it has shaped her present and how it changes her future. A phone call one morning jolts forty-five-year-old Cass McClellan out of her successful, suburban family life. Suddenly she needs to find Leo, the son she hasn't seen for twenty years because, when he was ten, his father took him away on holiday and never brought him back. Cass does not know where he is but she has to take him the news of the death of his father. What do you say to the man you kissed goodbye as a child of ten, not knowing he would never come home again? The Lie of The Land is a story of recognition, conflict and growth, as Cass and Leo, lost to each other for twenty years, discover not only the old ties that bind, but a new way to live and love.

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This is the story of one woman's journey into her past, her struggle to overcome the pain of it, how it has shaped her present and how it changes her future. A phone call one morning jolts forty-five-year-old Cass McClellan out of her successful, suburban family life. Suddenly she needs to find Leo, the son she hasn't seen for twenty years because, when he was ten, his father took him away on holiday and never brought him back. Cass does not know where he is but she has to take him the news of the death of his father. What do you say to the man you kissed goodbye as a child of ten, not knowing he would never come home again? The Lie of The Land is a story of recognition, conflict and growth, as Cass and Leo, lost to each other for twenty years, discover not only the old ties that bind, but a new way to live and love.

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