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Who Goes Home?

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Who Goes Home? by Sylvia Waugh
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Like Patrick in Space Race and Matthew and Alison in Earthborn, Steven is a visitor from Ormingat, living on earth with his family for a designated number of years. But Steven is not merely an observer as the others were, he is an arranger, a facilitator, with the power to direct attention away from any Ormingatriga who needs protection. When his earthly son Jacob is born with a fatal immune deficiency, in order to save his life Steven requests help from Ormingat and as a result the boy survives but grows up surrounded by a protective shield without friends. When Steven is forced to tell Jacob of his identity and involve him in his work, Jacob resents his father's imposition. Then comes the debacle of the Derwents' accident and Nesta's flight from home, all bringing undesired publicity and the danger of detection to the Ormingat aliens. Steven, summoned to return early to the mother planet does not want to go, for if he returns he must abandon his earth wife, Lydia. And where does this all leave unhappy Jacob who makes contact not only with Mrs Dalrymple but also Nesta's family in York? A strong conclusion to the trilogy, uniting the plots from the earlier books - with a surprising and dramatic finale.

Author Biography

Sylvia Waugh lives in Gateshead. She taught English at a local school for many years but has now given up teaching to devote her time to writing. She has three grown up children and a grandson.
Release date NZ
July 3rd, 2003
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Bodley Head Children's Books
Interest Age
From 9 To 11
Pages
192
Reading Age
From 9 To 11
Dimensions
141x223x21
ISBN-13
9780370325767
Product ID
1666448

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