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Father Unknown

AuthorLesley Pearse

NarratorLucinda Dryzek

Duration12h 27m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels, Family Sagas

PublisherPenguin Books Ltd

VersionUnabridged

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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Father Unknown by Lesley Pearse, read by Lucinda Dryzek. Orphaned, lost. Who is she really? One young woman's search across the globe for a past - and a future . . . Losing her adopted mother threatens all she's ever had . . . Daisy was adopted. But when her mother dies, she finds her secure existence thrown into turmoil by the discovery of a scrapbook. Inside it is information about her real mother. However, when Daisy drops everything to go in search of her roots, she uncovers a harrowing story of greed, misery and corruption. She also risks hurting her adored Dad, the only true family she has left. Can she cope with the truth about her real parents? And more importantly, who is the real Daisy?

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