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The Simple Gift
Steven Herrick

In this verse novel about homelessness, friendship and the willingness to help, 16-year-old Billy runs away from his abusive father – he much rather lives in an old railroad carriage than at what used to be ‘home’. There he meets a man called Old Bill, an alcoholic, and Caitlin, a rich but deeply dissatisfied girl. And somehow Billy manages to even change both of their lives for the better living an alternative life.

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Herrick, Steven. The Simple Gift. Klett Sprachen, 2015. 186 pp., ISBN 9783125782013

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