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Rush Home Road
Lori Lansens

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Apr 03, 2008
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 448
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844085477
Price : 725

About the book
Sharla Cody is only five but has already had a troubled life. Then she finds herself dumped with an elderly neighbour when her mother takes off for the summer. Although Sharla is not the angelic child Addy Shadd had pictured when she agreed to look after her, the two soon forge a deep bond. To Addy's surprise, Sharla's presence brings back memories of her own childhood in Rusholme, a town settled by fugitive slaves in the mid-1800s. In the spirit of White Oleander and The Color Purple, this is a story about the redeeming power of love and memory, and about two unlikely people who transform each other's lives forever.

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Lori Lansens
Lori Lansens was born and raised in Chatham, Ontario, and is now a screenwriter living in Toronto with her husband and child. Rush Home Road, her first novel, has been the subject of major internation...(+)
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