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Walking in the deep end

Author: Susan Parker
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Silver Threads, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Eleven year-old Susan Parker must keep vigil during a family tragedy that plunges her tomboy innocence into the murk of family dysfunction--Evangelicals, her only lifeguards. Tender to the bone, Walking in the Deep End is an earnest and engaging memoir, written with honesty, spunk, and humor. Although suicide, bulimia, religious hypocrisy, and romantic heartbreak rip through her life like overpowering currents,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Susan Parker; Susan Parker; Susan Parker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Parker
ISBN: 9781893067097 1893067092
OCLC Number: 441146726
Description: 352 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Susan Parker.

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"Eleven year-old Susan Parker must keep vigil during a family tragedy that plunges her tomboy innocence into the murk of family dysfunction--Evangelicals, her only lifeguards. Tender to the bone, Walking in the Deep End is an earnest and engaging memoir, written with honesty, spunk, and humor. Although suicide, bulimia, religious hypocrisy, and romantic heartbreak rip through her life like overpowering currents, Parker finds courage and hope, drawing you into her compelling and, at times, uncanny experience of authentic spirituality"--Page 4 of cover.

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Compelling, Thought-provoking, Must read

by Susanps (WorldCat user published 2009-11-25) Excellent Permalink

This well-written memoir made me reflect on my life in ways I hadn't expected.  This book covers alot of topics and will appeal to a wide-ranging audience.  I could not put it down!!

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