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Fierce : a memoir

Author: Barbara Robinette Moss
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Barbara Robinette Moss grew up in the red clay hills of Alabama, the fourth of eight children, in a childhood defined by close sibling alliances, staggering poverty, and uncommon abuse at the hands of her wild-eyed, charismatic, alcoholic father. In Fierce, Moss looks at what happens when a child of such a family grows up. At once poetic and plainspoken, Moss, a "powerful writer" (Chicago Tribune), paints a vivid,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Barbara Robinette Moss; Barbara Robinette Moss
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Robinette Moss
ISBN: 0743229452 9780743229456
OCLC Number: 54972860
Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Robinette Moss.
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From the award-winning author of "Change Me Into Zeus's Daughter" comes a plainspoken memoir about a single mother determined to build an artistic career and support her son while leaving behind the  Read more...

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