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Blackbird : a childhood lost and found

Author: Jennifer Lauck
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Personal memoir of a child whose world comes unhinged by tragedy. This is a world where beautiful mothers die and families are warped by more than they can bear -- one in which a young girl must transcend a landscape of pain and mistreatment to discover her richest resource: her own unshakeable will to survive.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lauck, Jennifer.
Blackbird.
New York : Pocket Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)647620600
Named Person: Jennifer Lauck; Jennifer Lauck
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Lauck
ISBN: 0671042556 9780671042554
OCLC Number: 44090559
Description: ix, 406 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Lauck.
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The author describes growing up in Carson City, Nevada, during the 1970s, the shattering effects of tragedy--loss, loneliness, mistreatment--on her family, and her own indomitable will to survive.  Read more...

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Frank McCourt Author of "Angela's Ashes" and "'Tis" The unblinking look of one child at a hard world. Written gloriously and movingly.

 
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