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Away from You

Away from You

(2004)
A novel by

 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
When Ellie's father dies she has to return to Kenya after twenty-five years to wind up his affairs. She becomes embroiled in trying to discover the secret at the heart of his life and her parents' marriage in 1960's Kenya. It was a time of keeping up appearances, stiff whiskies, English gardens amidst the African Bush, and reined in violence. Told through three voices and set against the poignant backdrop of a changing Africa, this is a wonderfully atmospheric novel about fathers, daughters and Africa.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: Away from You
Author(s): Melanie Finn
ISBN: 1-84395-737-X / 978-1-84395-737-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

November 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Away from You
Author(s): Melanie Finn
ISBN: 0-312-34146-6 / 978-0-312-34146-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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August 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: Away from You
Author(s): Melanie Finn
ISBN: 0-14-101534-9 / 978-0-14-101534-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

February 2014 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Away from You
Author(s): Melanie Finn
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   



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