The Missing Baluster (Hardback)Patrice Saiman (author)
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Patrice was adored by his father and Marcelle had finally got the identity and security she craved. She had become Madame Saiman, the wife of a prolific Paris lawyer and distinguished soldier. The first four years and three months of Patrice's life were seemingly idyllic until Raoul's sudden death aged fifty-three... Those years defined Patrice's future and character. His childhood was spent at ten different schools and boarding schools and living alone in Paris as a 17-year-old, his teenage life was consumed by feeling responsible for his mother. From market seller to door to door salesman, from washer up to waiter, from acting in student plays and on Lebanese television, to helping in his mother's soon-to-go-bankrupt hotel, it was all a long way from the first four years and three months of his life. An escape from his mother to Bristol - where his half-sister was working illegally - would further define Patrice's future. At the age of 22 nothing could frighten him. Possibly...
Publisher: Troubador Publishing
Number of pages: 240
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
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