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What might have been me [text (large print)] / Yvonne Cassidy.

By: Cassidy, Yvonne, 1974-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Charnwood series.Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood ; Thorpe, 2013, c2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 516 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444817287 (hbk.); 1444817280.Subject(s): Irish -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction | Ambition -- Fiction | College dropouts -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- FictionGenre/Form: General fiction. | Large type books.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: "When Carla Matthews' friends go back to college in Ireland at the end of the summer, she decides to stay in New York. She's fallen in love, with her boyfriend and the city. Here, she can write, go to the best universities, become the person she wants to be - something she can't do in Dublin, with her mother, her sister and the memories of her father's death. But when she receives a phone call from home with some devastating news, Carla has to choose between her life in the States and her life back in Ireland. As she grapples with difficult decisions, she begins to understand that her reasons for staying in New York may not have been quite as simple as she thought..." --Publisher description.
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Carla Matthews travelled to New York as a student for a summer but when the time came to head home to Ireland, she decided to stay behind. Eleven years later she must return to Dublin, to her mother and sister, to a city and a life that she hardly recognises anymore.

Complete and unabridged.

Originally published: Great Britain: Hachette Books Ireland, 2012.

"Is it ever too late to become the person you might have been?" --Cover.

"When Carla Matthews' friends go back to college in Ireland at the end of the summer, she decides to stay in New York. She's fallen in love, with her boyfriend and the city. Here, she can write, go to the best universities, become the person she wants to be - something she can't do in Dublin, with her mother, her sister and the memories of her father's death. But when she receives a phone call from home with some devastating news, Carla has to choose between her life in the States and her life back in Ireland. As she grapples with difficult decisions, she begins to understand that her reasons for staying in New York may not have been quite as simple as she thought..." --Publisher description.

Adult.

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