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- DescriptionIn 1995, Isabel Montgomery was abandoned by her father in a downtown Manhattan hotel room, and the world of her childhood fell apart. After years undercover, he was exposed as one of America's most wanted fugitives, for his role in violent anti-Vietnam protests. In 2011, Isabel is a twenty-seven-year-old star reporter - despite a bad attitude and a substance-abuse problem - and she's about to put her career on the line by writing a New York Times front-page story on the Obama administration's unconstitutional surveillance of its citizens. Forced into hiding after the story breaks, she takes refuge in her grandparents' abandoned home. There, surrounded by the past she's run from for years, she makes a discovery that sees her turn her investigative skills on her own family to finally understand the truth about everything that led her to this moment. You're A Big Girl Now is a gripping, intelligent thriller that questions the morals and politics of America in the contemporary Age of Surveillance.
- Author BiographyNeil Gordon is the author of three previous novels: Sacrifice of Isaac, The Gun Runner's Daughter and The Company You Keep, recently adapted into a major film directed by and starring Robert Redford. He holds a Ph.D. In French Literature from Yale University and is a literary editor at the Boston Review as well as Professor of Writing at The New School and Professor of Comparative Literature and Dean of The American University of Paris.
- Author(s)Neil Gordon
- PublisherPan Macmillan
- Date of Publication31/07/2014
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date17/12/2015
- Weight478 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
- Edition StatementAir Iri OME
- Interest AgeFrom 18
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