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No single format has existed for more than a decade, which has necessitated the recording and rerecording of information on new media to allow access by current computing systems. The noughties have seen several culturally significant small independent bookshops open, including the six-year-old London Review of Books bookshop, which lies a stone's throw from the Bloomsbury Waterstone's. As the storm breaks and violence erupts, Percy will be forced to confront the haunting nature of her mother's affliction and finds her own fate tied more and more inextricably to the baby she is determined to save. the hills of fictional Cutler County in northern Michigan-and told in Percy's unflinching style, Sweetgirl is an affecting exploration of courage, sacrifice, and the ties that bind-a taut and darkly humorous tour-de-force that is horrifying, tender, and hopeful.

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Publisher: Martino Pub; reprint edition (November 24, 2008)

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