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Lark and Termite : a novel

Author: Jayne Anne Phillips
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Set during the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, this is the story of two children--Lark, on the verge of adulthood, and her brother, Termite, a child unable to walk and talk but filled with radiance--who grow up with their mother and aunt while their soldier-father fights for his life during the chaotic early months of the Korean War.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jayne Anne Phillips
ISBN: 9780375401954 0375401954
OCLC Number: 229027336
Awards: National Book Award finalist.
Description: x, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jayne Anne Phillips.
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Set during the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, this is the story of two children--Lark, on the verge of adulthood, and her brother, Termite, a child unable to walk and talk but filled with radiance--who grow up with their mother and aunt while their soldier-father fights for his life during the chaotic early months of the Korean War.

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