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The secret life of Luke Livingstone / Charity Norman
Bib ID 6810255
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Norman, Charity, author
 
Description Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2015 
©2015 
374 pages ; 24 cm 
ISBN 9781743318386 (paperback)
1743318383 (paperback)
Summary

Luke Livingstone is a lucky man. He's a father and grandfather, a respected solicitor, a pillar of the community. He has a loving wife in Eilish, children who adore him and an idyllic home in the Oxfordshire countryside. But Luke is struggling with an unbearable secret, one that is close to destroying him. All his life, Luke has hidden the truth about himself - a truth so fundamental that it will shatter his family, rock his community and leave him an outcast. Luke has nowhere left to run. He must either end his life, or become the woman he knows himself to be - whatever the cost. His family is tested to its limits, as each of them is forced to consider what makes a person essentially themselves. What do you do when you find that your husband - your father, your son - is not who you thought? Can you ever love him again? A beautiful and dramatic portrayal of a family in turmoil.

Subjects Transgender people -- Identity -- Fiction.  |  Family secrets -- Fiction.  |  Married people -- Fiction.  |  Gender identity -- Fiction.

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