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The Little Giant of Aberdeen County

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County

(2009)
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When Truly Plaice's mother was pregnant, the town of Aberdeen joined together in betting how recordbreakingly huge the baby boy would ultimately be. The girl who proved to be Truly paid the price of her enormity; her father blamed her for her mother's death in childbirth, and was totally ill equipped to raise either this giant child or her polar opposite sister Serena Jane, the epitome of femine perfection. When he, too, relinquished his increasingly tenuous grip on life, Truly and Serena Jane are separated--Serena Jane to live a life of privilege as the future May Queen and Truly to live on the outskirts of town on the farm of the town sadsack, the subject of constant abuse and humiliation at the hands of her peers.

Serena Jane's beauty proves to be her greatest blessing and her biggest curse, for it makes her the obsession of classmate Bob Bob Morgan, the youngest in a line of Robert Morgans who have been doctors in Aberdeen for generations. Though they have long been the pillars of the community, the earliest Robert Morgan married the town witch, Tabitha Dyerson, and the location of her fabled shadow book--containing mysterious secrets for healing and darker powers--has been the subject of town gossip ever since. Bob Bob Morgan, one of Truly's biggest tormentors, does the unthinkable to claim the prize of Serena Jane, and changes the destiny of all Aberdeen from there on.

When Serena Jane flees town and a loveless marriage to Bob Bob, it is Truly who must become the woman of a house that she did not choose and mother to her eight-year-old nephew Bobbie. Truly's brother-in-law is relentless and brutal; he criticizes her physique and the limitations of her health as a result, and degrades her more than any one human could bear. It is only when Truly finds her calling--the ability to heal illness with herbs and naturopathic techniques--hidden within the folds of Robert Morgan's family quilt, that she begins to regain control over her life and herself. Unearthed family secrets, however, will lead to the kind of betrayal that eventually break the Morgan family apart forever, but Truly's reckoning with her own demons allows for both an uprooting of Aberdeen County, and the possibility of love in unexpected places.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 0-446-19420-4 / 978-0-446-19420-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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March 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County (Basic)
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 1-4104-1375-6 / 978-1-4104-1375-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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Paperback Editions

January 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 0-446-19422-0 / 978-0-446-19422-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 0-340-91928-0 / 978-0-340-91928-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 1-61523-285-0 / 978-1-61523-285-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

Audio Editions

January 2009 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County (Library Edition)
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 1-4332-4693-7 / 978-1-4332-4693-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 1-4332-4695-3 / 978-1-4332-4695-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2009 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 1-4332-4694-5 / 978-1-4332-4694-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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January 2009 : USA MP3 CD
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
ISBN: 1-4332-4696-1 / 978-1-4332-4696-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2009 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

November 2009 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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January 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Author(s): Tiffany Baker
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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