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Swimming home

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Large print edition.

From the author of the international bestseller In Falling Snow, a beautifully written, heartwarming novel of a young woman swimmer in 1925 London 1925: Fifteen-year-old Catherine Quick longs to feel once more the warm waters of her home, to strike out into the ocean off the Torres Strait Islands in Australia and swim, as she's done since she was a child. But now, orphaned and living with her aunt Louisa in London, Catherine feels that everything she values has been stripped away from her. Louisa, a London surgeon who fought boldly for equality for women, holds strict views on the behavior of her young niece. She wants Catherine to pursue an education, just as she herself did. Catherine is rebellious, and Louisa finds it difficult to block painful memories from her past. It takes the enigmatic American banker Manfred Lear Black to convince Louisa to bring Catherine to New York where Catherine can train to become the first woman to swim the English Channel. And finally, Louisa begins to listen to what her own heart tells her.

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Livonia Public Library LP FIC MAC (Text)
Large Print
52140300523355
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Warsaw Public Library LP FIC MAC (Text)
Large Print
52151300300066
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049 . ‡aCRCA
1001 . ‡aMacColl, Mary-Rose, ‡d1961- ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aSwimming home / ‡cby Mary-Rose MacColl.
250 . ‡aLarge print edition.
264 1. ‡aWaterville, Maine : ‡bThorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, ‡c2017.
264 4. ‡c©2015
300 . ‡apages cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
4900 . ‡aThorndike Press large print clean reads
520 . ‡aFrom the author of the international bestseller In Falling Snow, a beautifully written, heartwarming novel of a young woman swimmer in 1925 London 1925: Fifteen-year-old Catherine Quick longs to feel once more the warm waters of her home, to strike out into the ocean off the Torres Strait Islands in Australia and swim, as she's done since she was a child. But now, orphaned and living with her aunt Louisa in London, Catherine feels that everything she values has been stripped away from her. Louisa, a London surgeon who fought boldly for equality for women, holds strict views on the behavior of her young niece. She wants Catherine to pursue an education, just as she herself did. Catherine is rebellious, and Louisa finds it difficult to block painful memories from her past. It takes the enigmatic American banker Manfred Lear Black to convince Louisa to bring Catherine to New York where Catherine can train to become the first woman to swim the English Channel. And finally, Louisa begins to listen to what her own heart tells her.
650 0. ‡aWomen swimmers ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aTeenage girls ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aLarge type books.
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650 7. ‡aFICTION ‡xLiterary. ‡2bisacsh
650 7. ‡aFICTION ‡xSports. ‡2bisacsh
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650 7. ‡aTeenage girls. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst01145412
650 7. ‡aWomen swimmers. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst01178587
655 0. ‡aSports stories.
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655 7. ‡aSports stories. ‡2fast ‡0(OCoLC)fst01726747
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