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Cold Hands, Warm Heart

By Jill Wolfson

Two lives. Two hearts - but only one is working.

Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a competitive gymnast, sleek-muscled and in perfect health. Fifteen-year-old Dani was born with her heart on the wrong side of her body; she's been in and out of hospital all her life. The two girls don't know each other and never will. Yet their lives are about to collide. Amanda suffers a haematoma a blood clot during a gymnastics competition, and dies. The donation of her heart means renewed life for Dani and several other donor recipients. A fascinating and unputdownable story on an important and topical issue.

  • "Detailed, accurate descriptions of medical procedures are leavened with humor and sincerity, providing a powerful and multifaceted exploration of ethics, love and celebration of life." - Kirkus Reviews
  • "Showing teens confronting unexpected emotions in both themselves and others, this novel is sure to please fans of realistic but gentle teen romance or medical stories." - Booklist

About the author

Jill Wolfson is the author of the highly acclaimed novels 'What I Call Life' and 'Home, and Other Big, Fat Lies'. She lives with her family in Santa Cruz, California.

ISBN: 9781406325416
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NON S
Release Date: January 1, 2012
Dimensions: 128 x 195mm, 256pp
Stock Status: OUT OF PRINT
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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