Baby of the Family (Paperback)

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Follows the coming of age of Lena McPherson, who was born with the ability to predict the future, as she grows into a fearful, ostracized teenager, and finally learns to accept love and find her own way *Author: Ansa, Tina McElroy *Publication Date: 1991/04/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 5.25 *Height: 8.00

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Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mfg Part# 9780156101509
SKU 30020495
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0156101505
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 0.5T
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First Line A hush swallowed the hot little room as the mother shuddered one last time, pushed down hard, and bore her third child, her baby girl, into the world.
Annotation A young black girl growing up in Georgia, in the pre-civil rights 1950s, has special powers to see ghosts and predict the future.
Editors Note The New York Times Book Review's Notable Book of the Yearhild at the moment of her birth, with the power to see ghosts and predict the future. But only one nurse knows the spells to ensure that Lena will see good ghosts, not evil ones.
Editors Note 3 An evocative, delicately comic story of a girl's coming of age. From the moment of her birth in a rural black hospital in Georgia, Lena McPherson is recognized as a special child, with the power to see ghosts and predict the future. Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0276
Publisher Mariner Books

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