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The Resource Learning joy from dogs without collars : a memoir / Lauralee Summer

Learning joy from dogs without collars : a memoir / Lauralee Summer

Label
Learning joy from dogs without collars : a memoir / Lauralee Summer
Title
Learning joy from dogs without collars
Title remainder
a memoir / Lauralee Summer
Statement of responsibility
Lauralee Summer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of a girl coming into her own, learning and understanding her place in the world. It is about the innocence and resiliency of childhood, the space of happiness and joy which poverty was unable to demolish or diminish
Summary
The daughter of an eccentric, sporadically employed mother recounts her experiences with temporary housing and shelters, her acceptance into Harvard, and her efforts to make sense of a world vastly different from the one she grew up in
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2003.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165023
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 305.23/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV4505
LC item number
.S86 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Learning joy from dogs without collars : a memoir / Lauralee Summer
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Publication
Contents
Mother -- What does your mother do? -- Trouble with reading -- Please stay off the grass -- Kids -- Discipline -- There and back again -- 1509 Franklin -- Schoolteacher -- Naming -- Costume making -- View from a bus window -- He is blue and I gray, fragmented -- Quarterdeck Inn -- Seashore Drive -- Refuge -- Quincy High School -- Mr. Mac -- "as my dream wrestled with itself and me" -- Cutting -- Homeless to Harvard -- Moving in -- Blueberry honey -- Parents' weekend -- Sleeping outside -- Universe and everything -- Discipline, part II -- Love is bodies, blood and sweat -- Meeting him -- (How to) make a room of your own -- Graduation
Control code
2282614
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 351 p.
Isbn
9780743201025
Lccn
2003042712
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51726863
  • (OCoLC)51726863
Label
Learning joy from dogs without collars : a memoir / Lauralee Summer
Link
Publication
Contents
Mother -- What does your mother do? -- Trouble with reading -- Please stay off the grass -- Kids -- Discipline -- There and back again -- 1509 Franklin -- Schoolteacher -- Naming -- Costume making -- View from a bus window -- He is blue and I gray, fragmented -- Quarterdeck Inn -- Seashore Drive -- Refuge -- Quincy High School -- Mr. Mac -- "as my dream wrestled with itself and me" -- Cutting -- Homeless to Harvard -- Moving in -- Blueberry honey -- Parents' weekend -- Sleeping outside -- Universe and everything -- Discipline, part II -- Love is bodies, blood and sweat -- Meeting him -- (How to) make a room of your own -- Graduation
Control code
2282614
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 351 p.
Isbn
9780743201025
Lccn
2003042712
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51726863
  • (OCoLC)51726863

Library Locations

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      208 Gloucester St, Brunswick, GA, 31520-7007, US
      31.148396 -81.495972
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