The Child In Time

The Child in Time
Publisher Vintage Canada
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9780345809681
Rating 4/5 from 17 reviews
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Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realizes his daughter is gone. With extraordinary tenderness and insight, Booker Prize-winning author Ian McEwan takes us into the dark territory of a marriage devastated by the loss of a child. Kate's absence sets Stephen and his wife, Julie, on diverging paths as they each struggle with a grief that only seems to intensify with the passage of time. Eloquent and passionate, the novel concludes in a triumphant scene of love and hope that gives full rein to the author's remarkable gifts.

The Child in Time
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13

Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realizes his daughter is gone. With extraordinary tenderness and insight, Booker Prize-winning

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The Child in Time
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : RosettaBooks
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08

A child’s abduction sends a father reeling in this Whitbread Award-winning novel that explores time and loss with “narrative daring and imaginative genius” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). Stephen Lewis, a successful author of children’s books, is on a routine trip to the supermarket with his three-year-old daughter. In

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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release Date : 2020-10-16

These three bestselling novels by the Booker Award-winning author explore the dark sides of love, family and sexuality. The Child in Time On a routine Saturday morning trip to the supermarket, a father’s brief moment of distraction turns his life upside down when his daughter is kidnapped. His spiral

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  • Author : Fiona Barton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-06-27

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  • Author : Iris Murdoch
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01

It's the midsummer ball at Oxford, and a group of men and women - friends since university days - have gathered under the stars. Included in this group is David Crimond, a genius and fervent Marxist. Years earlier the friends had persuaded David to write a philosophical and political book

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  • Author : Julie Morgenstern
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04

In Time to Parent, the bestselling organizational guru takes on the ultimate time-management challenge—parenting, from toddlers to teens—with concrete ways to structure and spend true quality time with your kids. Would you ever take a job without a job description, let alone one that requires a lifetime contract?

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07

An original look at history that profiles 30 children from different eras so that children of today can discover the lives of the cave people, Romans, Vikings, and beyond through the eyes of someone their own age. History books often focus on adults, but what was the past like for children?

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The Child in Question
  • Author : Diana Gittins
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 1997-11-28

Gittins explores the tensions and contradictions implicit in notions of children and childhood, examining how children can represent innocence, beauty and hope, while at the same time they are neglected, disenfranchised and abused.

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God Help the Child
  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2015-04-21

The new novel from Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child is a searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of the adult. At the centre: a woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning blue-black skin is only one element of

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  • Author : Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2002-06-12

In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix. Luke has

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The Child to Come
  • Author : Rebekah Sheldon
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01

Generation Anthropocene. Storms of My Grandchildren. Our Children’s Trust. Why do these and other attempts to imagine the planet’s uncertain future return us—again and again—to the image of the child? In The Child to Come, Rebekah Sheldon demonstrates the pervasive conjunction of the imperiled child and

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THE CIPHER
  • Author : Kathe Koja
  • Publisher : Roadswell Editions
  • Release Date : 2014-08-21

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  • Author : Madeleine L'Engle,General Press
  • Publisher : GENERAL PRESS
  • Release Date : 2019-07-18

A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It was a dark and stormy night—Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "

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  • Author : Julian Sher
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-06-04

From a renowned investigative reporter, the true story behind a horrifying Internet abuse epidemic–and the heroes who are out to stop it. The Internet has helped make child abuse terrifyingly common–it is the new face of crime in the 21st century. There are tens, probably hundreds of thousands

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One Child at a Time
  • Author : Pat Johnson
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01

A literacy specialist and consultant outlines a four-step process to to help teachers focus on specific behaviors and needs and design targeted instruction to assist a wide range of learners.

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