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Title: INSTRUCTIONS FOR A HEATWAVE
By: Maggie O'Farrell
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0755358791
ISBN 13: 9780755358793
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Publisher: HEADLINE PUBLISHING GROUP
Pub. date: 29 August, 2013
Pages: 352
Description: An unforgettable portrait of an Irish family in crisis in the legendary heatwave of 1976
Synopsis: A story of a dysfunctional but deeply loveable family reunited, INSTRUCTIONS FOR A HEATWAVE by Maggie O'Farrell already feels like a contemporary classic. It was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Novel Award and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.It's July 1976. In London, it hasn't rained for months, gardens are filled with aphids, water comes from a standpipe, and Robert Riordan tells his wife Gretta that he's going round the corner to buy a newspaper. He doesn't come back. The search for Robert brings Gretta's children - two estranged sisters and a brother on the brink of divorce - back home, each with different ideas as to where their father might have gone. None of them suspects that their mother might have an explanation that even now she cannot share.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Tinder Press
Prizes: Short-listed for Costa Novel Award 2013
Returns: Returnable
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