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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Algonquin Books
Publication date January 12, 1987
Binding Hardcover
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781565122055
ISBN-10 1565122054
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism. "The honesty of thought and eye and feeling and word!"--Eudora Welty; "A lovely, breathtaking, sometimes heart-wrenching first novel."--Walker Percy. A LITERARY GUILD SELECTION.



Editions
Hardcover
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Largeprint edition from G K Hall & Co (June 1, 1998)
9780754033158 | details & prices | 180 pages | List price $55.01
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (May 1, 1998)
9780783801155 | details & prices | 180 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $27.95
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
The price comparison is for this edition
Reissue edition from Algonquin Books (January 12, 1987)
9781565122055 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $16.95
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Algonquin Books (October 17, 2012)
9781616203023 | details & prices | 134 pages | 6.75 × 4.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.32 lbs | List price $13.95
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (June 1, 1998)
9780754033165 | details & prices | 180 pages | List price $22.01
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
from G K Hall & Co (May 1, 1998)
9780783801162 | details & prices | List price $20.00
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
New edition from Gardners Books (April 1, 1998)
9781860496059 | details & prices | 144 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $18.70
About: 'When I was little I would think of ways to kill my Daddy.
from Vintage Books (November 1, 1997)
9780375703058 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $13.00
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
Reissue edition from Vintage Books (May 1, 1990)
9780679728665 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $9.00
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
Cassette/Spoken Word
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Abridged edition from Simon & Schuster (August 1, 1999)
9780671798604 | details & prices | List price $9.98
About: Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction.
Abridged edition from Simon & Schuster (August 1, 1996)
9780671885670 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $18.00
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (June 1, 1990)
9780606175579 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $20.15
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (October 8, 2008)
9781439560884 | details & prices | List price $20.95
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780833525437 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $23.25
About: After the death of her mother, an eleven-year-old girl finds that life with her father is too dangerous and tries to find a new home

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