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Before women had wings

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Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Sons,
Pub. Date:
c1996.
Language:
English
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Starstruck by a dime-store picture of Jesus, Avocet Abigail "Bird" Jackson fancies herself "His girlfriend" and embarks upon a spiritual quest for salvation, even as the chaos of her home life plunges her into a stony silence. In stark and honest language, Bird tells the tragic tale of her father, a sweet-talking wanna-be country music star, tracks her older sister's perilous journey into womanhood, and witnesses her mother make a courageous and ultimately devastating decision. Yet most profound is Bird's own story--her struggle to sift through the ashes of her parents' lives, her meeting with Miss Zora, a healer whose prayers over the bones of winged creatures are meant to guide their souls to heaven, and her will to make sense of a world where fear is more plentiful than hope, retribution more valued than love. . . .
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ISBN:
9780399141294
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Full title before women had wings
Author fowler connie may
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Domestic fiction, Families -- Florida -- Fiction, Girls -- Florida -- Fiction
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