Cover of: My brother's ghost | Allan Ahlberg, Allan Ahlberg

About the Book

Frances Foggarty, now in her fifties, remembers her childhood.. When she was nine her ten-year-old brother, Tom, was hit by a milk-float and killed. He returns after the funeral and Frances's story is of her new relationship with Tom, the ghost and 'guardian angel'. Frances wears a caliper as a result of polio and she and her young brother live with a rather tyrannical aunt. In this touching tale of loss, hardship and endurance Frances comes to terms with Tom's death and moves on in her life.

About the Edition

Orphaned by the death of their parents and bereft by the sudden death of their older brother Tom, nine-year-old Frances and three-year-old Harry are comforted by Tom's ghost, who helps them in difficult situations at home with their aunt and uncle and at school.

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.A2688 Msf 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
87 p. ;
Number of pages
87

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6788769M
Internet Archive
mybrothersghost00ahlb
ISBN 10
0670892904
LC Control Number
00047739
OCLC/WorldCat
45172317
Library Thing
253872
Goodreads
2437712
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