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How to Be Brave

A novel by


"Moving, engrossing and richly drawn, this is storytelling in its purest form...mesmerising."
Amanda Jennings

When nine-year-old Rose is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Natalie must use her imagination to keep her daughter alive. They begin dreaming about and seeing a man in a brown suit who feels hauntingly familiar, a man who has something for them. Through the magic of storytelling, Natalie and Rose are transported to the Atlantic Ocean in 1943, to a lifeboat, where an ancestor survived for 50 days before being rescued. This simply unforgettable debut celebrates the power of words, the redemptive energy of a mother's love - and what it really means to be brave.

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Used availability for Louise Beech's How to Be Brave

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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: How To Be Brave
Author(s): Louise Beech
ISBN: 1-910633-19-4 / 978-1-910633-19-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orenda Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: How to Be Brave
Author(s): Louise Beech
ISBN: 1-5318-4116-3 / 978-1-5318-4116-4
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

September 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: How to Be Brave
Author(s): Louise Beech
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

July 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: How To Be Brave
Author(s): Louise Beech
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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