In many ways, Carrie Parker is like any other eight-year-old. She plays make-believe, 'hates' school, dreams of faraway places and things. But even her naively hopeful mind can't shut out the terrible realities of her home life or help her protect her younger sister. As the big sister, Carrie is determined to do anything to keep Emma safe from a life of neglect and abuse at the hands of their drunken stepfather a a situation her mother can't seem to see, let alone prevent. After the sisters plan to runaway from their impoverished home unravels, Carrie's world takes a shocking turn a with devastating results. In one shattering moment in the Parker sisters' lives, a startling act of violence ultimately reveals a truth that leaves everyone reeling. By turns poignant, disarming and bittersweet, Me a Emma is the story of an endearingly precocious child and her determined fight to put the pieces of her fractured childhood back together.By turns poignant, disarming and bittersweet, Me aamp; Emma is the story of an endearingly precocious child and her determined fight to put the pieces of her fractured childhood back together.
|Title||:||Me & Emma|
|Publisher||:||Harlequin Enterpises AU - 2011-09-01|