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They cage the animals at night

Author: Jennings Michael Burch
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1949 the author's mother, unable to care for him, left him at a Brooklyn orphanage, and for the next three years he lived in institutions and foster homes. Finally he found caring people.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Biography
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burch, Jennings Michael.
They cage the animals at night.
New York : New American Library, ©1984
(OCoLC)654542476
Named Person: Jennings Michael Burch; Jennings Michael Burch; Jennings Michael Burch; Jennings Michael Burch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennings Michael Burch
ISBN: 0453004695 9780453004695 0451159411 9780451159410
OCLC Number: 10711792
Notes: "NAL books."
Awards: Winner of Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 1995
Description: 293 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jennings Michael Burch.

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Burch was left at an orphanage and never stayed at any one foster home long enough to make any friends. This is the story of how he grew up and gained the courage to reach out for love.  Read more...

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