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Catch a Falling Star

(2002)
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The only life Dove McKenna has ever known has been one of the open road. Living with her parents and her brother in a show wagon, travelling from town to town, performing for folk happy enough to pay them for their entertainment, whilst dismissing them as 'gippos' and 'thieves' behind their backs. But it is not until after their mother's death that they settle in one place long enough for Dove to really feel her difference. The McKennas set up camp on a patch of barren land just outside Leeds and Dove and Henry finally get the chance to go to school. And though at St Joseph's they encounter prejudice from pupils, teachers and parents, they find friendships too. Dove begins to dream of acceptance and perhaps even a better home life. For when sober their father is an amiable enough soul, but when drunk he can be a monster. And Malachy McKenna is drunk more often than not...

Genre: Sagas

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April 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: Catch a Falling Star
Author(s): Ken McCoy
ISBN: 0-7505-2024-8 / 978-0-7505-2024-9 (UK edition)
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November 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: Catch A Falling Star
Author(s): Ken McCoy
ISBN: 0-7499-0618-9 / 978-0-7499-0618-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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August 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Catch A Falling Star
Author(s): Ken McCoy
ISBN: 0-7499-5683-6 / 978-0-7499-5683-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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May 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Catch A Falling Star
Author(s): Ken McCoy
ISBN: 0-7499-3359-3 / 978-0-7499-3359-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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November 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Catch a Falling Star
Author(s): Ken McCoy
ISBN: 1-85903-676-7 / 978-1-85903-676-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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December 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Catch A Falling Star
Author(s): Ken McCoy
Publisher: Piatkus
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December 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Catch A Falling Star
Author(s): Ken McCoy
Publisher: Piatkus
Availability: Amazon UK