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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Dreamrunner
Clare Jay

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Nov 04, 2010
Imprint : Piatkus
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780749929794
Price : 575

About the book
When Olivia's husband Carlos begins having violent nightmares in which he leaps, fighting, from his bed and rampages through the house, her family's idyllic life in Lisbon is shattered. Things escalate when Carlos unwittingly injures Olivia and Leo, their seven-year-old son, and they can no longer hide the purple bruises staining their skin.

But what is causing the warm-hearted, gentle Carlos to have such explosive nightmares? While Leo retreats further into an imaginary world, it's a question that sends Olivia - desperate to protect her son and rescue her floundering family - into the depths of her husband's childhood, where she uncovers a secret so shocking it has held Carlos in its powerful grip for almost thirty years.

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Clare Jay
Clare Jay's short stories and poetry have won prizes and appeared in anthologies. Her PhD explored the link between creative writing and lucid dreaming. Clare has lived in five European countries and...(+)
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