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Leading the Cheers

Leading the Cheers( )
Author: Cartwright, Justin
ISBN:978-0-340-63784-5
Publication Date:Oct 1998
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint:Sceptre
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $55.00
Book Description:

Dan Silas returns to America for his high school reunion where he makes some unexpected discoveries. His former girlfriend tells him that her daughter was his child and Dan's oldest friend has suffered a breakdown and now believes himself to be the reincarnation of an Indian chief. In an attempt to make sense of these disturbing facts, Dan digs further into their lives, with both tragic and comic results.

LEADING THE CHEERS is a rich portrayal of small-town life with...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 24.2 x 2.7 cm
Book Weight:0.597 Kilograms
Author Biography
Cartwright, Justin (Author)
Justin Cartwright was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1945. He graduated from Trinity College, Oxford. Before becoming an author, he worked in advertising and in film and documentary directing. He wrote 13 novels including Interior, Look at It This Way, White Lightning, Half in Love, The Promise of Happiness, The Song Before It Is Sung, To Heaven by Water, Other People's Money, Lion Heart, and Up Against the Night. In Every Face I Meet won a Commonwealth Writers Prize and Leading the Cheers won the Whitbread Novel Award. He also wrote three non-fiction books entitled Not Yet Home, This Secret Garden, and Oxford Revisited. He died on December 3, 2018 at the age of 73.

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