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This is How We Are Human

(2021)
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When the mother of an autistic young man hires a call girl to make him happy, three lives collide in unexpected and moving ways ... changing everything. A devastatingly beautiful, rich and thought-provoking novel that will warm your heart.

Sebastian James Murphy is twenty years, six months and two days old. He loves swimming, fried eggs and Billy Ocean. Sebastian is autistic. And lonely. Veronica wants her son Sebastian to be happy ... she wants the world to accept him for who he is. She is also thinking about paying a professional to give him what he desperately wants.

Violetta is a high-class escort, who steps out into the night thinking only of money. Of her nursing degree. Paying for her dad's care. Getting through the dark.

When these three lives collide – intertwine in unexpected ways – everything changes. For everyone.

A topical and moving drama about a mother's love for her son, about getting it wrong when we think we know what's best, about the lengths we go to care for family ... to survive ... This Is How We Are Human is a searching, rich and thought-provoking novel with a emotional core that will warm and break your heart.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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June 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: This is How We Are Human
Author(s): Louise Beech
ISBN: 1-913193-71-3 / 978-1-913193-71-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orenda Books
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June 2021 : UK Audio CD
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Title: This Is How We Are Human
Author(s): Louise Beech
ISBN: 1-4450-9874-1 / 978-1-4450-9874-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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April 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: This Is How We Are Human
Author(s): Louise Beech
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April 2021 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: This is How We Are Human
Author(s): Louise Beech
Publisher: ORENDA BOOKS
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU