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Casting Off

(2009)
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Casting Off:

1. Ending a knitted work.
2. Releasing lines holding a boat to its mooring.
3. Letting go...


On a tiny island off the west coast of Ireland, the fishermen's handmade sweaters tell a story. Each is unique - feelings stitched into rows, memories into patterns.

It is here that Rebecca Moray comes to research a book on Irish knitting. With her daughter, Rowan, accompanying her, she hopes to lose herself in the history of the island and forget her own painful past. Soon, the townsfolk's warm embrace wraps Rebecca and Rowan in a world of friendship, laughter, and love.

And it is here that young Rowan befriends Sean Morahan, a cantankerous old fisherman, despite his attempts to scare her off. As Rebecca watches her daughter interact with Morahan, she recognizes in his eyes a look that speaks of a dark knowledge not unlike her own. And when current storms threaten to resurrect old ones, Morahan and Rebecca find themselves on a collision course - with Rowan caught between them - each buffeted by waves of regret and recrimination. Only by walking headfirst into the winds will they find the faith to forgive without forgetting.and reach the shore.

 
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Used availability for Nicole R Dickson's Casting Off


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Hardback Editions

February 2010 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Casting Off (Center Point Premier Fiction (Large Print))
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
ISBN: 1-60285-677-X / 978-1-60285-677-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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Paperback Editions

July 2009 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
ISBN: 0-451-22699-2 / 978-0-451-22699-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: NAL
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
ISBN: 1-5012-8457-6 / 978-1-5012-8457-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2009 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
ISBN: 1-4233-9765-7 / 978-1-4233-9765-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2009 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
ISBN: 1-4233-9762-2 / 978-1-4233-9762-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

July 2009 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
ISBN: 1-4233-9763-0 / 978-1-4233-9763-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2009 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
ISBN: 1-4233-9764-9 / 978-1-4233-9764-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2009 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole Dickson
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

June 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Casting Off
Author(s): Nicole R Dickson
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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