That Girl From Nowhere (Paperback)Dorothy Koomson (author)
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From the bestselling author of The Ice Cream Girls, The Woman He Loved Before and My Best Friend's Girl, an emotional story about love, identity and the meaning of family.
'Where are you coming from with that accent of yours?' he asks.
'Nowhere,' I reply. 'I'm from nowhere.'
'Everyone's from somewhere,' he says.
'Not me,' I reply silently.
Clemency Smittson was adopted as a baby and the only connection she has to her birth mother is a cardboard box hand-decorated with butterflies. Now an adult, Clem decides to make a drastic life change and move to Brighton, where she was born. Clem has no idea that while there she'll meet someone who knows all about her butterfly box and what happened to her birth parents.
As the tangled truths about her adoption and childhood start to unravel, a series of shocking events cause Clem to reassess whether the price of having contact with her birth family could be too high to pay...
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 324 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
Cracker of a novel... completely involving from the get-go * Daily Mail *
Packs an emotional punch * Sunday Mirror *
Her best yet... powerful and beautifully written - and highly recommended! * Fabulous, Sun on Sunday *
Complex and thrilling * Sun *
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I have read all of Dorothy Koomsons novels and absolutely love her writing style. She is so easy to read and always has a warm and welcoming feel to her novels.
Yet again, I was completely captured into the story,... More
“A must buy must read”
I have read quite a few of Dorothy Koomson novels, this is my favourite novel by Dorothy so far. I found it so hard to stop turning the pages I wanted to know what happened next. I dearly loved Clemency mother. I... More
This book is so well written and was such a joy to read, once started, I couldn't put it down!
The characters are realistic and well crafted. The storyline crosses so many taboos and barriers in such a fabulous... More
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