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Flesh Wounds

A mother who invented her past, a father who was often absent, a son who wondered if this could really be his family. Richard Glover's favourite dinner party game is called 'Who's Got the Weirdest Parents?'. It's a game he always thinks he'll win. There was his mother, a deluded snob, who made up large swathes of her past and who ran away with Richard's English teacher, a Tolkien devotee, nudist and stuffed-toy collector. There was his father, a distant alcoholic, who ran through a gamut of wives, yachts and failed dreams. And there was Richard himself, a confused teenager, vulnerable to strange men, trying to find a family he could belong to. As he eventually accepted, the only way to make sense of the present was to go back to the past - but beware of what you might find there. Truth can leave wounds - even if they are only flesh wounds. Part poignant family memoir, part rollicking venture into a 1970s Australia, this is a book for anyone who's wondered if their family is the oddest one on the planet. The answer: 'No'. There is always something stranger out there.

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Flesh Wounds by Richard Glover, ISBN: 9781460705025
Flesh Wounds
Sep, 2015 eBook - EPUB $14.99 Click to Check
Flesh Wounds by Richard Glover, ISBN: 9781489052483
Flesh Wounds
Sep, 2015 CD in MP3 Format $19.78 Click to Check
Flesh Wounds by Richard Glover, ISBN: 9780733334320
Flesh Wounds
Sep, 2015 Paperback $22.75 $15.00
Flesh Wounds by Richard Glover, ISBN: 9781489052476
Flesh Wounds
Sep, 2015 Audio CD $31.61 Click to Check
Flesh Wounds by Richard Glover, ISBN: 9781458794574
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Paperback $50.99 Click to Check

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