Dear Nobody by Berlie Doherty

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Eighteen-year-old Chris and his girlfriend Helen struggle to cope with two shocks that change their relationship and their plans for the future; the discovery that Helen is pregnant and the reappearance of Chris's mother who left the family when he was ten.

About Berlie Doherty

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Berlie Doherty, twice-winner of the Carnegie Medal lives in England. Her books have sold over 700,000 copies and been translated into 21 languages.
Published November 21, 1991 by Hamish Hamilton Ltd. 160 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Chris, whose retrospective narrative begins the story, stands by Helen, though he's torn between his real love and his hopes for a degree in English.

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The reader's patience will be especially tried by the book's middle section, a lengthy account of the ups and downs of Chris and Helen's post-pregnancy relationship.

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