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Crooked little heart

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Publisher:
Anchor Books,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Edition:
1st Anchor Books ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.3 - AR Pts: 19
Lexile measure:
1010L
Description
With the same brilliant combination of humor and warmth that markedOperating InstructionsandBird by Bird, her two bestselling works of nonfiction, Anne Lamott now gives us an exuberant richly absorbing portrait of a family for whom the joys and sorrows of everyday life are magnified under the glare of the unexpected. The Fergusons make their home in a small California town where life is supposed to resemble paradise, but for thirteen-year-old Rosie (last seen in Lamott's beloved novelRosie), reality is a bit harsher.  Her mother, a recovering alcoholic, is still beset by grief over the early death of her first husband.  Rosie's stepfather is a struggling writer plagued by doubts and hilarious paranoia. And Rosie, aching in the bloom of young womanhood and obsessed with tournament tennis, finds that her athletic gifts, initially a source of triumph, now place her in peril, as a shadowy man who stalks her from the bleachers seems to be developing an obsession of his own. Written with enormous emotional honesty, inhabited by superbly realized characters, riotously funny and wonderfully suspenseful,Crooked Little Heartis Anne Lamott writing at the height of her considerable powers.
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ISBN:
9780385491808
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.3, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
1010L
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Full title crooked little heart
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Last Update 2018-05-01 04:18:24AM
Last Indexed 2018-06-22 04:22:01AM

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subject_facet Domestic fiction, Families -- Fiction, Stalking victims -- Fiction, Tennis stories, Women tennis players -- Fiction
title_display Crooked little heart
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