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Giving Up on Ordinary

(1997)
A novel by

 

"Isla Dewar is a warmhearted and gifted storyteller."
Catherine Ryan Hyde


When Megs became a cleaner, she didn't realise that if people looked at her a cleaner would be all they saw. Megs has as full a life as the people she does for, Mrs Terribly-Clean-Pearson or Ms Oh-Just-Keep-It-Above-The-Dysentery-Line McGhee. She's the mother of three children and still mourning the death of a son; she enjoys a constant sparring match with her mother; she drinks away her troubles with Lorraine, her friend since Primary One; and she sings the blues in a local club.

Megs has been getting by. But somehow that's not enough any more. It's time Megs gave up on being ordinary...

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Giving Up On Ordinary
Author(s): Isla Dewar
ISBN: 0-312-34961-0 / 978-0-312-34961-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

1997 : UK Hardback
Title: Giving Up on Ordinary
Author(s): Isla Dewar
ISBN: 0-7472-1842-0 / 978-0-7472-1842-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

October 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Giving Up On Ordinary
Author(s): Isla Dewar
ISBN: 0-312-56161-X / 978-0-312-56161-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 1998 : UK Paperback
Title: Giving Up On Ordinary
Author(s): Isla Dewar
ISBN: 0-7472-5550-4 / 978-0-7472-5550-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 1997 : UK Paperback
Title: Giving Up On Ordinary
Author(s): Isla Dewar
ISBN: 0-7472-7694-3 / 978-0-7472-7694-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2012 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Giving Up On Ordinary
Author(s): Isla Dewar
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon CA   

June 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Giving Up On Ordinary
Author(s): Isla Dewar
Publisher: Review
Availability: Amazon UK   



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