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Sleepaway School: Stories from a Boy's Life: A Memoir

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4 out of 5
Based on 37 Ratings and 9 Reviews

Book Description
Like his brother before him, Stringer was surrendered to foster care, shortly after birth, by his unwed and underemployed mother-a common practice for unmarried women in mid-century America. Less common was that she returned six years later to reclaim her children. Rather than leading to a happy ending, though, this is where Stringer's story begins. The clash of being poor and black in an affluent... More
Book Information
PublisherSeven Stories Press
BindingPaperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages227
ISBN-101583227016
ISBN-13978-1583227015
Publication Date01/03/2006
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About Lee Stringer (Author) : Lee Stringer is a published author. Published credits of Lee Stringer include Sleepaway School: Stories from a Boy's Life.
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About Kurt Vonnegut (Foreword) : Kurt Vonnegut is a published author. Some of the published credits of Kurt Vonnegut include Cat's Cradle, Welcome to the monkey house, Breakfast of Champions (Unabridged).
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