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Burning down

Charlie Smoke is living out his early retirement from the boxing ring as a bricklayer. It is the mid-1970s and he believes his best days are behind him. He's lost his wife and daughter to his questionable past, but when he meets Holly Banks and her teenage son, Ricky, he has a chance to do things differently. As an unlikely friendship develops with Ricky, Charlie is unwittingly pulled back into the gambling underworld he thought he'd left behind. In order to make a new future, first he must help settle some old scores. This novel is about family, regret, love and the promise of salvation.

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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
32320004265207 F
Fiction-Adult   East Maitland library . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780702259708 (pbk.)
Classification Number F
Author Armanno, Venero, 1959-
Title Burning down [BK]
Charlie Smoke is living out his early retirement from the boxing ring as a bricklayer. It is the mid-1970s and he believes his best days are behind him. He's lost his wife and daughter to his questionable past, but when he meets Holly Banks and her teenage son, Ricky, he has a chance to do things differently. As an unlikely friendship develops with Ricky, Charlie is unwittingly pulled back into the gambling underworld he thought he'd left behind. In order to make a new future, first he must help settle some old scores. This novel is about family, regret, love and the promise of salvation.
Subject Nineteen seventies -- Fiction
Boxers (Sports) -- Fiction
Gambling -- Fiction
Romance fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Older men -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Families -- Fiction
Regret -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Gambling -- Fiction
Bricklayers -- Fiction
Boxers (Sports) -- Fiction
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