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A good hiding, Shirley-Anne McMillan

Label
A good hiding
Title
A good hiding
Statement of responsibility
Shirley-Anne McMillan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nollaig has survived life in Belfast with her alcoholic dad on wits, courage and the gift of the gab. But now she's frightened: not for herself, but for the baby she's secretly carrying. She decides to run away. She finds refuge in the little-used crypt of a local church. She plans to stay there until after Christmas, when she'll be sixteen and free to leave home for good. The only person she tells about her pregnancy, her plans, and her hiding place is her best friend Stephen. He knows only too well how dangerous the truth can be, if the truth marks you out as 'different'. When the church's vicar discovers them, they think their time is up; but they've discovered his little secret - and will use it against him if he reveals theirs. Overlooked by an angel in the stained glass, these three souls-in-hiding face the choice before them: a life hidden in the safety of shadows, or a life lived freely, fully fledged and in plain sight?
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMillan, Shirley-Anne
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Secrets
  • Best friends
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A good hiding, Shirley-Anne McMillan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780349002514
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A good hiding, Shirley-Anne McMillan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780349002514
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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