Long lies the shadow by Gerda Pearce

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Published by Maia, Dufour Editions [distributor] in London, Chester Springs, PA .

Written in English

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  • Traffic accident victims,
  • Fiction,
  • Bereavement,
  • Pregnant women

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Book details

StatementGerda Pearce
LC ClassificationsPR9369.4.P43 L66 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p.
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25103579M
ISBN 109781906413774
LC Control Number2011456416

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Not wishing to live under apartheid, she moved to London, UK, in She is studying for a masters degree in creative writing, while working on her second novel, a love story exploring themes of inheritance and loss.

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