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Offshore
Offshore
Author: Penelope Fitzgerald
On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of eccentrics live in houseboats. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they belong to one another. There is Maurice, a homosexual prostitute; Richard, a buttoned-up ex-navy man; but most of all there's Nenna, the struggling mother of two wild little girls. How each of their lives complicates the ot...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780395478042
ISBN-10: 0395478049
Publication Date: 4/3/1998
Pages: 144
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3.2 stars, based on 21 ratings
Publisher: Mariner Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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I loved this book. The language was very beautiful. I will probably read it again in the future. Nenna's "give" speech is absolutely heart-breaking.
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