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Sweet mystery : a book of remembering

Author: Judith Hillman Paterson
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Judith Paterson was just nine years old in 1946 when her mother died of a virulent combination of alcoholism and mental illness at the age of 31. Sweet Mystery is Paterson's harrowing account of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2019017194
(OCoLC)1104074003
Named Person: Judith Hillman Paterson; Emily Hillman; Emily Hillman; Judith Hillman Paterson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Hillman Paterson
ISBN: 9780817392680 0817392688
OCLC Number: 1156335148
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1996.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 255 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsEmily and DukeNarrow Lane RoadWares FerryThe CountryUnborn BabyBreaking DownA Son Is BornA World of TroublePearl HarborSheeps and GoatsPass the AmmunitionTwo Moves and a DepartureNew YorkSilencedWilmington RoadThe Old TroubleMrs. O'Gwynn's RoomBack to the CountryDeathLife After DeathCodaAfterwordSuggestions for Further Reading
Responsibility: Judith Hillman Paterson.

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A remarkable work . . . tender, excruciating, compelling." - Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird "A brilliant memoir. . . . Sweet Mystery has special appeal for readers who have survived Read more...

 
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