Just Gone by William KowalskiJust Gone by William Kowalski

Just Gone

byWilliam Kowalski

Paperback | September 1, 2013

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Mother Anqelique runs a shelter for homeless mothers and their children in a run-down inner-city area, where drug addiction, prostitution and random acts of violence are facts of life. One day, newly orphaned Jamal and his sister Chantay arrive at the shelter, hungry and scared. As Angelique tries to find a new home for them, she develops a fascination with seven-year-old Jamal, who seems to inhabit a world of his own. Jamal tells her fantastic stories of a man named Jacky Wacky, who protects the poor children of the city and punishes the adults who harm them. A God-fearing woman, Angelique doesn't believe his stories at first. But strange things begin to happen whenever Jamal is around, and Mother Angelique is forced to admit that the world may contain stranger truths than her faith can explain.
Title:Just GoneFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 7.25 × 4.75 × 0.31 inShipping dimensions:7.25 × 4.75 × 0.31 inPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:Orca Book PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1459803272

ISBN - 13:9781459803275

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just gone Short story but very good, sad and uplifting, at the same time.
Date published: 2013-11-13

Editorial Reviews

"[A mystery] with indelible characters that genuinely warms the heart."