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White bird in a blizzard

Author: Laura Kasischke
Publisher: New York, New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [1999]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Katrina Connors' mother walks out on her family one frigid January day, Kat is surprised but not shocked; the whole year she has been "becoming sixteen"--Falling in love with the boy next door, shedding her baby fat, discovering sex--her mother has slowly been withdrawing. As Kat and her father pick up the pieces of their daily life, she finds herself curiously unaffected by her mother's absence. But in dreams  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Kasischke
ISBN: 1306896487 9781306896481 9780544465053 0544465059
OCLC Number: 881839778
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Laura Kasischke.

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When Katrina Connors' mother walks out on her family one frigid January day, Kat is surprised but not shocked; the whole year she has been "becoming sixteen"--Falling in love with the boy next door, shedding her baby fat, discovering sex--her mother has slowly been withdrawing. As Kat and her father pick up the pieces of their daily life, she finds herself curiously unaffected by her mother's absence. But in dreams that become too real to ignore, she's haunted by her mother's cries for help.

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