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The Boy from Nowhere
Rosie Goodwin
Sonia Land
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Dec 07, 2009
Imprint : Headline
Page Extent : 416
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780755342280
Price : 520

About the book

A powerful and moving new novel from this well-loved writer 

Alex never stood a chance. After one 'accident' too many, he's taken into care aged four. Although his mother promises to get him back, he's adopted by a childless couple and renamed Franky. It should be a fresh start, but his new dad has a twisted idea of fatherhood. Abused and alone, Franky escapes - but his freedom is short-lived, and after a series of foster homes no one can get through to him. He says he's 'the boy from nowhere', but deep down he's still waiting for his mum to take him home.

Franky slips into a dangerous world on the streets of London, earning a living the only way he can. One day he might find a way out, but can he ever trust again?

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Rosie Goodwin
Rosie Goodwin has worked in social services for many years. She has children, and lives near Nuneaton with her husband, Trevor, and their four dogs.
Sonia Land
Rosie Goodwin has worked in social services for many years. She has three children, and lives in Nuneaton with her husband, Trevor, and their three dogs.