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The Whispering Road

(2005)
A novel by

 
 
A moving and powerful story about brother and sister, Joe and Annie, who flee from a pitiful existence as servants. They embark on a tough and perilous journey to Manchester in search of their mother who was forced to leave them at the workhouse when they were very young. Their future is tainted by the horrors of their past and as Annie is increasingly troubled by spirits, Joe is forced to make a tough decision. Driven by the lust for freedom, he sells Annie to a fair owner who plans to use her as a medium, and sets about creating a new identity for himself on the streets of Manchester. But the voices of the past won't leave Joe alone and ultimately he finds himself gravitating back to Annie and their original quest to discover the whereabouts of their mother.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

October 2006 : USA Library Binding

Title: Whispering Road
Author(s): L Michael
ISBN: 1-4177-7020-1 / 978-1-4177-7020-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Topeka Bindery
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May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Whispering Road
Author(s): Livi Michael
ISBN: 0-399-24357-7 / 978-0-399-24357-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
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Paperback Editions

October 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Whispering Road
Author(s): Livi Michael
ISBN: 0-14-240724-0 / 978-0-14-240724-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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January 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Whispering Road
Author(s): Livi Michael
ISBN: 0-14-131703-5 / 978-0-14-131703-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin
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January 2005 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Whispering Road
Author(s): Livi Michael
Publisher: Puffin
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