Homebird by Terence Blacker

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Eager to save his parents' marriage, Nicky Morrison escapes from boarding school and heads for London, but the harsh realities of life on the run could change his plans.

About Terence Blacker

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Terence Blacker is the author of The Angel Factory and the Ms Wiz books, which are bestsellers in Great Britain. He lives in Norfolk, England.
Published November 28, 1991 by PICCADILLY PRESS LTD. 96 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Nicky is more aware of the squalor and discomfort he encounters than the perils of street life, and all he has to show for his experience is an invitation from Carla to look her up in a few years.

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This novel, in the tradition of Paula Fox's Monkey Island , will fascinate anyone who has ever imagined what it would be like to slip ``from the cozy, secure world of right and wrong and fridges and table manners and TV every night into the cold outside where the only success is to survive anothe...

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