Stone Junction


Annalee Pearce is a pregnant 16-year-old who has been placed in a corrective centre run by nuns for refusing to co-operate with the authorities. She soon rebels, and when her son is born, Annalee wraps him in a blanket and escapes into the rain.

ISBN: 9781841954882 Author: Dodge, Jim Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd Publication Date: 26th January 2004 Imprint: Canongate Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.54 (edition:22) Pages: 416 Edition: Main Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Starting with his mother’s ’roundhouse’ right to a nun’s jaw, Stone Junction is a modern odyssey of one man’s quest for knowledge and understanding in a world where revenge, betrayal, revolution, mind-bending chemicals, magic and murder are the norm.
With jaw-dropping scope, a stiletto-sharp wit and an array of utterly bizarre characters, Jim Dodge has woven a mesmerising and age-defining tale. Like a river constantly changing direction, Stone Junction is both stomach-clutching hilarious and heart-rendingly sad – but always utterly compelling.
Prepare to step into a world where nothing is ever as it seems.

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