Frances Foggarty, now in her fifties, remembers her childhood. When she was nine her ten-year-old brother, Tom, was hit by a milk-float and killed. He returns after the funeral and Frances' story is of her new relationship with Tom, the ghost and 'guardian angel'. Frances wears a caliper as a result of polio and she and her young brother live with a rather tyrannical aunt. In this touching tale of loss, hardship and endurance Frances comes to terms with Tom's death and moves on in her life.
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Used availability for Allan Ahlberg's My Brother's Ghost
February 2001 : USA Hardback
April 2000 : USA Hardback
November 2001 : UK Paperback
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