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Debolsillo > La estrella de plata

Debolsillo La estrella de plata

  • By Jeannette Walls
  • Price: £13.95
  • ISBN: 9788466338295
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 10/05/2021 if you order today

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It is 1970. 'Bean' Holladay is twelve and her sister Liz fifteen when their artistic mother Charlotte, a woman who 'flees every place she's ever lived at the first sign of trouble', takes off to 'find herself'. She leaves the girls enough money for food to last a month or two.

But when Bean gets home from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz board a bus from California to Virginia, where their widowed Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying antebellum mansion that has been in the family for generations. An impetuous optimist, Bean discovers who her father was and learns many stories about why their mother left Virginia in the first place. Money is tight, so Liz and Bean start babysitting and doing office work for Jerry Madox, foreman of the mill in town, a big man who bullies workers, tenants and his wife.

Bean adores her whip-smart older sister, inventor of word games, reader of Edgar Allan Poe, non-conformist. But when school starts in the autumn, it is Bean who easily adjusts and makes friends, and Liz who becomes increasingly withdrawn. And then something happens between Liz and Maddox...

Title details

Series Debolsillo Title La estrella de plata
Subject Spanish Language Spanish
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date January 2017 Authors Jeannette Walls
Binding Paperback Pages 304
Size(mm) 125x190 Weight (gms) 50
ESB Code 102762 ISBN 9788466338295
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 10/05/2021 if you order today
  Price £13.95

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