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Only twice I've wished for heaven : a novel

Author: Dawn Turner Trice
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1998, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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In 1975 young Tempestt Saville and her family are chosen by lottery to "move on up" to Lakeland: one square mile of rich black soil carved out of a Chicago ghetto, cradling sparkling apartment towers where the elite of black professionals live behind a ten-foot-high, ivy covered fence. But 11-year old Temmy is drawn to the world outside the fence, to 35th Street, a place of colorful, often dangerous characters.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trice, Dawn Turner.
Only twice I've wished for heaven.
New York : Anchor Books, 1998, ©1996
(OCoLC)646953448
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn Turner Trice
ISBN: 0385491239 9780385491235
OCLC Number: 37534026
Description: 304 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Dawn Turner Trice.
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In 1975 young Tempestt Saville and her family are chosen by lottery to "move on up" to Lakeland: one square mile of rich black soil carved out of a Chicago ghetto, cradling sparkling apartment towers where the elite of black professionals live behind a ten-foot-high, ivy covered fence. But 11-year old Temmy is drawn to the world outside the fence, to 35th Street, a place of colorful, often dangerous characters.

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