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Rocks in the Belly

(2012)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel (nominee)
What happens when a mother's love isn't enough? You're eight years old. An only child. You love your parents, but you're convinced you're not enough for your mother because she fosters other people's kids. You've learnt to cope, just about, with how this makes you feel - but then a boy called Robert arrives, and he and your Mum seem to connect in a way you never have. You hate him for it. And her. And one day you do something really bad to teach them both a lesson. At twenty-eight, you return home to face your mother, who is now chronically ill. Despite the intervening years, you haven't forgiven her - or yourself - for what happened. Ultimately, though, it's her forgiveness you crave, even after all this time - because you need to know, finally, that you were enough for her.

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February 2013 : UK Perfect Paperback
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Title: Rocks in the Belly. Jon Bauer
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-84668-846-9 / 978-1-84668-846-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-84668-845-0 / 978-1-84668-845-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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Audio Editions

December 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-4890-8385-5 / 978-1-4890-8385-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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June 2012 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-74311-431-1 / 978-1-74311-431-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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June 2012 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-74319-451-X / 978-1-74319-451-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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June 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-74311-506-7 / 978-1-74311-506-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2012 : Australia MP3 CD
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-74319-526-5 / 978-1-74319-526-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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September 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2011 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-74285-156-8 / 978-1-74285-156-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2011 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
ISBN: 1-74285-157-6 / 978-1-74285-157-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rocks in the Belly
Author(s): Jon Bauer
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Availability: Amazon UK