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Old scores [text (large print)] / Bernardine Kennedy.

By: Kennedy, Bernardine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2006Edition: Large print edition.Description: 409 pages (large print) : 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1846174236 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Adopted children -- Family relations -- Fiction | Adopted children -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Large type booksGenre/Form: Large type books.DDC classification: Large Print Subject: Maria Harman finds it hard to keep her intense and mixed up emotions in check when it comes to her family. For things are anything but loving and harmonious in the Harman household. Her bullying and spiteful older brothers, Patrick and Joe, make her life as miserable as possible, encouraged by their mother, Finola, who believes her 'golden boys' can do no wrong. Maria is hardened to Finola's scorn and indifference but deep down craves her mother's love and can't understand why her mother chose to adopt her in the first place. Her only solace comes from her warm-hearted, slow-witted brother, Eddie, and browbeaten father Sam. But when the layers of deception that conceal Maria's true parentage are slowly broken away, the already dysfunctional family is thrown into chaos...
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Family life is far from harmonious for Maria Harman, thanks to her bullying and spiteful brothers, the 'golden boys' her mother believes can do no wrong. But when the layers of deception clear to reveal Maria's true parentage, the already dysfunctional family is thrown into chaos.

Originally published: London: Headline, 2005.

Maria Harman finds it hard to keep her intense and mixed up emotions in check when it comes to her family. For things are anything but loving and harmonious in the Harman household. Her bullying and spiteful older brothers, Patrick and Joe, make her life as miserable as possible, encouraged by their mother, Finola, who believes her 'golden boys' can do no wrong. Maria is hardened to Finola's scorn and indifference but deep down craves her mother's love and can't understand why her mother chose to adopt her in the first place. Her only solace comes from her warm-hearted, slow-witted brother, Eddie, and browbeaten father Sam. But when the layers of deception that conceal Maria's true parentage are slowly broken away, the already dysfunctional family is thrown into chaos...

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