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Keeping Lucy

(2019)
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The heartbreaking and uplifting story, inspired by true events, of how far one mother must go to protect her daughter.

Dover, Massachusetts, 1969. Ginny Richardson's heart was torn open when her baby girl, Lucy, born with Down syndrome, was taken from her. Under pressure from his powerful family, her husband, Ab, sent Lucy away to Willowridge, a special school for the "feeble-minded". Ab tried to convince Ginny it was for the best. That they should grieve for their daughter as though she were dead. That they should try to move on.

But two years later, when Ginny's best friend, Marsha, shows her a series of articles exposing Willowridge as a hell-on-earth - its squalid hallways filled with neglected children - she knows she can't leave her daughter there. With Ginny's six-year-old son in tow, Ginny and Marsha drive to the school to see Lucy for themselves. What they find sets their course on a heart-racing journey across state lines - turning Ginny into a fugitive.

For the first time, Ginny must test her own strength and face the world head-on as she fights Ab and his domineering father for the right to keep Lucy. Racing from Massachusetts to the beaches of Atlantic City, through the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to a roadside mermaid show in Florida, Keeping Lucy is a searing portrait of just how far a mother's love can take her.

Based on incredible true events, Keeping Lucy is the searing, heartfelt, and breathtaking story of just how far a mother's love can take her.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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August 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Keeping Lucy: A Novel
Author(s): T Greenwood
ISBN: 1-250-16422-2 / 978-1-250-16422-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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August 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Keeping Lucy: A Novel
Author(s): T Greenwood
ISBN: 1-250-25775-1 / 978-1-250-25775-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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August 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Keeping Lucy
Author(s): T Greenwood
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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August 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Keeping Lucy
Author(s): T Greenwood
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Keeping Lucy
Author(s): T Greenwood
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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August 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Keeping Lucy
Author(s): T Greenwood
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Keeping Lucy: A Novel
Author(s): T Greenwood
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU