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Swallow the ocean : a memoir

Author: Laura Flynn
Publisher: Berkeley : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the author's coming of age under the shadow of her mother's paranoid schizophrenia, a disorder that ended her parents' marriage and caused the author to be raised in accordance with her mother's distorted perceptions of the world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flynn, Laura, 1966-
Swallow the ocean.
Berkeley : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2008
(OCoLC)760991268
Named Person: Laura Flynn; Laura Flynn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Flynn
ISBN: 9781582433851 1582433852 1582434611 9781582434612
OCLC Number: 166317483
Description: 280 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Laura M. Flynn.

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Traces the author's coming of age under the shadow of her mother's paranoid schizophrenia, a disorder that ended her parents' marriage and caused the author to be raised in accordance with her mother's distorted perceptions of the world.

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"[A] beautifully written memoir ... Poetic and masterful, this is a memoir you won't soon forget." -- Edwidge Danticat

 
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