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"Was- " : a novel

Author: Geoff Ryman
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Was' is woven from three main strands of narrative: the story of a girl named Dorothy who lives a sad and painful life in 19th-century Kansas and once made an impression on a young substitute teacher named Frank Baum; the story of Frances Gumm, whose difficult childhood forever haunted the persona she became when she changed her name to Judy Garland; and the story of Jonathan, an actor dying of AIDS who dreams of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ryman, Geoff.
"Was- ".
London : HarperCollins, 1992
(OCoLC)892014717
Named Person: L Frank Baum; Judy Garland
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0002239310 9780002239318
OCLC Number: 316181062
Description: 356 pages
Responsibility: Geoff Ryman.
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Dorothy, orphaned in the 1870s, goes to live with her Aunty Em and Uncle Henry. Baby Frances sings with her family on stage in the 1920s. From the settling of the West and the heyday of the studios,  Read more...

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