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They cage the animals at night

Author: Jennings Michael Burch
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English
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One misty evening in Brooklyn, [the author's] mother, too sick to care for him, left him at an orphanage, saying only, "I'll be right back." She wasn't. Shuttled through a series of bleak foster homes and institutions, [He] never remained in any of them long enough to make a friend. Instead, he clung to a tattered stuffed animal, his sole source of warmth in a frightening world.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Jennings Michael Burch; Jennings Michael Burch
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jennings Michael Burch
OCLC Number: 190824878
Notes: Originally published: New York : Signet, 1985, ©1984.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Jennings Michael Burch.

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Burch was left at an orphanage and never stayed at any one foster home long enough to make any friends. This is the story of how he grew up and gained the courage to reach out for love.  Read more...

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