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Firebird : a memoir

Author: Mark Doty
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A heartbreaking comedy of one family's dissolution through the corrosive powers of alcohol, sorrow, and thwarted desire ... [and] a wry evocation of childhood's pleasure and terrors, and a comic tour of suburban American life in the fifties and sixties."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mark Doty; Mark Doty
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Doty
ISBN: 0060193743 9780060193744 0060931973 9780060931971
OCLC Number: 41278358
Description: 200 pages : portrait ; 25 cm
Contents: Prelude: Perspective Box --
Rainbow Girls --
A Book of Archaeology --
Beast from the Year 5000 --
Mikey --
Firebird --
Seventy-six Trombones --
Guest from Nowhere --
Valley of the Moon --
Samson in the Temple --
Wear Your Love Like Heaven --
Sorrowful Mother --
Fanfare and Finale: Firebird.
Responsibility: Mark Doty.
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"A heartbreaking comedy of one family's dissolution through the corrosive powers of alcohol, sorrow, and thwarted desire ... [and] a wry evocation of childhood's pleasure and terrors, and a comic tour of suburban American life in the fifties and sixties."--Jacket.

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