The Opposite Of Falling Jennie Rooney

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The Opposite Of Falling  by  Jennie Rooney

The Opposite Of Falling by Jennie Rooney
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At Niagara Falls, one of the attractions is a red and blue striped hot air balloon offering rides over the rushing water. The balloon is a day job for Toby OHara, a young man whose night work is to continue to perfect his fathers design for aMoreAt Niagara Falls, one of the attractions is a red and blue striped hot air balloon offering rides over the rushing water. The balloon is a day job for Toby OHara, a young man whose night work is to continue to perfect his fathers design for a flying machine.

On the other side of the Atlantic, Ursula Bridgewater, an independent woman from Liverpool, is ungraciously dumped by her fiance, Henry Springton. Ursula turns to the thrill of travel as an escape, and her sights are soon set on Thomas Cooks famous new tour of America. She chooses a young orphan, Sally Walker, as her travelling companion, but Sally is never going to be quite as prepared for the land of freedom and opportunity as Ursula - and certainly not ready to accept Toby OHaras invitation to see Niagara from a great height.

The Opposite of Falling confirms Costa - shortlisted Jennie Rooney as an author with a remarkable and rare talent. In this billowing love story, told with tender wit and a distinctive turn of phrase, Rooneys indomitable characters are lifted by small acts of bravery to find - surprised and heartened - that what once seemed terrifying is in fact just the opposite...



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