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Escape Routes for Beginners

Escape Routes for Beginners

(2004)
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Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)

"A short, sharp shock of a novel to wake up and shake up the punning, pastel-coloured Bridget Jones brigade. "
Julie Burchill


Trapped on the tiny prison island where her father works as a correctional officer, 13-year-old Rita Mae Jones longs to escape. Rita Mae cannot understand why her alarmingly mismatched parents chose to come to this claustrophobic, brooding place ten years before. Even less can she understand why her emotionally repressed, socially ambitious mother and her fond but ineffectual father came to be married in the first place. But there are many things Rita Mae doesn't understand about her family. A prison riot is the catalyst which kickstarts a series of shocking revelations as the Jones' family's disturbing secrets come tumbling into the open -- with bizarre, alarming and wholly unexpected results.

 
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Paperback Editions

June 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Escape Routes for Beginners
Author(s): Kira Cochrane
ISBN: 0-7434-7842-8 / 978-0-7434-7842-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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January 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Escape Routes for Beginners
Author(s): Kira Cochrane
ISBN: 1-4165-2272-7 / 978-1-4165-2272-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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August 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: Escape Routes for Beginners
Author(s): Kira Cochrane
ISBN: 0-7432-5225-X / 978-0-7432-5225-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
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