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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Uk
Publication date January 4, 2007
Pages 304
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781846550218
ISBN-10 1846550211
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $19.75
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Summary
When Jamie Hall finds a boy tied to a tree and cuts him loose, she can have no idea of the desperate chain of events her act of humanity will trigger. An orphaned teenage runaway who has fetched up with only her dog and her backpack in the lonesome town of her grandparents' birth, Jamie becomes housekeeper to Margaret, a retired photographer.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781596921405
 
from Macadam Cage Pub (April 7, 2006)
9781596921405 | details & prices | 290 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $23.00
About: A troubled teenage runaway working as a housekeeper becomes entangled in the lives and fates of the local inhabitants--including an aged postmaster, an ex-con, a murderous poacher, and a wild boy--when she unwittingly unleashes an evil that will haunt her forever.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781596922150
 
from Lawson Library (April 5, 2007)
9781596922150 | details & prices | 290 pages | 7.00 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $13.50
About: Both a poetic novel and a page-turning thriller, The Housekeeper is the story of teenage runaway Jamie Hall, who finds herself trapped in a town and among its locals, unable to shake the relentless grip of her past.
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from Vintage Uk (January 4, 2007)
9781846550218 | details & prices | 304 pages | List price $19.75
About: When Jamie Hall finds a boy tied to a tree and cuts him loose, she can have no idea of the desperate chain of events her act of humanity will trigger.

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