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A Proper Place (Kevin and Sadie #4)

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There was no denying that Sadie's mother, coming to see the new baby, would make things uncomfortable. Sometimes it looked as if they never would escape from their cramped, dingy rooms and find a proper place to bring up Brendan, but Sadie and Kevin had been through a lot together already.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published August 7th 1975 by Hamish Hamilton Ltd. (first published 1975)
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Meli
[5/28/2015, looking back.]

I vaguely remember reading this series back in senior year when a freshman friend let me read them. They were amazing and gave me a view into Irish culture in the ... I forget what time period, but I loved that I got to see this young couple trying to make a life for themselves. It was interesting and strange, like looking into a foggy window. The whole concept of hippies was entertained, I think, but as some friends they met on the way. I think the book series was base
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I loved the first two books in this series, but then my interest began to wane. Too young maybe? That, and too not-straight ;)
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Lingard has written novels for both adults and children. She is probably most famous for the teenage-aimed Kevin and Sadie series, which have sold over one million copies and have been reprinted many times since.

Her first novel Liam's Daughter was an adult-orientated novel published in 1963. Her first children's novel was The Twelfth Day of July (the first of the five Kevin and Sadie books) in 197
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