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The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta
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Mar 16, 12

bookshelves: all-time-favourites, re-read, to-be-reviewed
Recommended for: Barack Obama
Read from December 09, 2011 to June 20, 2012, read count: 3

One day, you pass strangers by and think, I used to hang out with them.

Set 5 years after Saving Francesca, this book tells the story of Thomas Finch-Mackee, or just Tom (like in that nursery rhyme, Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son). After his uncle Joe died, Tom's family, and life, started to fall apart.

In this extremely heartbreaking novel, Marchetta narrates how a broken down young man slowly puts his life back together, piece by piece, and how a pregnant woman tries to cope with all the troubles that threatens to swallow her.

The Piper's Son is a beautifully devastating book that people can surely relate to. description
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Sandee (The Whimsical Reader) Placed it on my to read list! :D


Jared Vincent Lacaran Haha I'll wait for your review :D


Anesha †Curious & Obsessive Bookworm† So...It'll make me cry? D: lol
and is this a stand alone, or would i have to read saving francesca?


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