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Swallow the ocean : a memoir

Author: Laura Flynn
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Laura Flynn was a little girl, her beautiful, dynamic mother, Sally, was the center of her imagination. It wasn't long, however, before Sally's fun-loving side slowly and methodically became absorbed by madness. As Laura's parents divorced and her father struggled to gain custody, Sally's symptoms bloomed in earnest while Laura and her sisters united in flights of fancy of the sort their mother taught them so  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Laura Flynn; Laura Flynn
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Flynn
ISBN: 9781582439518 1582439516 9781582434612 1582434611
OCLC Number: 609854077
Awards: Commended for Minnesota Book Award (Memoir) 2009
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Responsibility: Laura M. Flynn.
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When Laura Flynn was a little girl, her beautiful, dynamic mother, Sally, was the center of her imagination. It wasn't long, however, before Sally's fun-loving side slowly and methodically became absorbed by madness. As Laura's parents divorced and her father struggled to gain custody, Sally's symptoms bloomed in earnest while Laura and her sisters united in flights of fancy of the sort their mother taught them so that they might deflect the danger threatening their fragile family. Set in 1970s San Francisco, Swallow the Ocean is redolent with place. In luminous prose, this memoir paints a mos.

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