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This 2002 Whitbread Prize winner is set in WWII Britain as remembered many years later by Stephen Wheatley, a participant in the events. Stephen Wheatley was a "geeky" child whose only real friend in his small village is Keith Hayward. Keith is very much the dominant figure in the friendship, and Stephen idolizes him and his family. To him, the Haywards are everything his pedestrian family is not. When Keith decides that Mrs. Hayward (his own mother!) is...