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A History of Running Away, Paperback / softback Book

A History of Running Away Paperback / softback


Book of the Year in the Irish Times'A wonderful storyteller' Joseph O'ConnorOn the quays of Dublin, Jasmine is running, training for a fight she can't compete in.

It's 1982 and boxing is illegal for girls. For Jasmine boxing is everything: after running away from home, and narrowly escaping a risky situation in London, it is all she has to claim as her own. But with a legal fight impossible, and a ghost from her past on her trail, where can it end? A History of Running Away is a brilliantly written novel about growing up, starting over and learning to fight for yourself.


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