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A catalog of birds

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Billy Flynn always wanted to fly. An attractive young man, a patriot, he is also an artist with pencil and paint and has an abiding affinity for nature. It's 1970 and he cannot resist the call to serve in Vietnam. A year later he is the only survivor when his helicopter is shot down. A wounded Billy returns home to his family in upstate New York, especially to Nell, his adoring younger sister. In his absence, the woman he loves has mysteriously disappeared. His wounds have crippled his ability to even hold a pencil and his hearing loss has cut him off from the natural world. Nell, a brilliant student headed for a career in science, will do all that's possible to save him. A Catalog of Birds is the story of a family and a community confronted with a loss of innocence and wounds that may never heal. The legacy of war and its destruction of nature is seared onto the memories of a small American town. Laura Harrington has written a tale of forgiveness, of ourselves, and those we love. Illuminated by heartbreak and promise, the novel is alive with spirit and wonder and hope for the future.
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9781609454036
9781609454043
9781538489864
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Grouping Title catalog of birds
Grouping Author harrington laura
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-24 04:18:14AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-22 04:52:11AM

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display_description "Set in 1970, a watershed moment in American History, A Catalog of Birds tells the story of the Flynn family and the devastating impact of the Vietnam War. At the heart of the novel is the relationship between siblings Nell and Billy Flynn. Nell excels academically and is headed to college and a career in science. Billy, a passionate artist, enlists as a pilot to fulfill his lifelong dream of flying. He is the only survivor when his helicopter is shot down. When he returns home his wounds limit his ability to sketch or even hold a pencil. As Billy struggles to regain the life he once had, Nell and their family will have to do all that's possible to save him." --
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subject_facet Artists -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Disabled veterans -- Fiction, Electronic books, Families -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Fiction
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topic_facet Artists, Brothers and sisters, Disabled veterans, Electronic books, Families, Vietnam War, 1961-1975