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Asta in the wings

Author: Jan Elizabeth Watson
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Tin House Books ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, 2009.
Series: Tin house new voice.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Asta in the Wings is the moving and often darkly funny story of Asta Hewitt, a resourceful seven-year-old and intrepid narrator growing up in an isolated house in Bond Brook, Maine. Shut off from the outside world and restricted to the company of a delusional mother and a bookish older brother, Asta is content to be part of a "society of three" constructing dramatic and fanciful worlds of their own. When  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watson, Jan Elizabeth, 1972-
Asta in the wings.
Portland, Or. : Tin House Books ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, 2009
(OCoLC)648794142
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Elizabeth Watson
ISBN: 9780980243611 0980243610
OCLC Number: 234437499
Description: 314 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Tin house new voice.
Responsibility: Jan Elizabeth Watson.
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This is the story of Asta Hewitt, a resourcefull seven-year-old growing up in an isolated house in Bond Brook, Maine. Shut off from the outside world and restricted to the company of a delusional  Read more...

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"Like Alice after tumbling down the rabbit hole, Asta takes us on a journey through a confounding world filled with remarkable characters. A compassionate tale mixed with hope and sorrow, "Asta In Read more...

 
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