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An American Childhood

Book Description
An American Childhood speaks of childhood experiences common to us all: the quiet, tidy solemnity of a bedroom upon returning home from summer vacation, or the winsome beauty of a starry night. But it is also a book about one person's special childhood, where characters and events distinguish it from all others: the father qho travels in a rented boat down the Ohio river, and the mother, bright an... More
Book Information
PublisherRecorded Books
BindingAudio Cassette (34 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages297
Publication Date/1991
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About Annie Dillard (Author) : Annie Dillard is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Annie Dillard include An American Childhood, For the Time Being (G K Hall Large Print Book Series), Etruscans,... more
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About Alexandra O'Karma (Reader) : Alexandra O'Karma is a published author. Published credits of Alexandra O'Karma include Secret, Silent Screams, The Awakening, Phantom of the Opera, and Rebecca.
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