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In hovering flight

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Published by Unbridled Books in Denver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family secrets,
  • Terminally ill,
  • Mothers and daughters,
  • Women,
  • Birds,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Scarlet returns home at the age of thirty-four to attend to her dying mother Addie Kavanagh, a world-famous bird artist and political activist, and turns to Addie"s dearest friends Cora and Lou in an attempt to finally understand her mother and gain insights into how to proceed with her own life.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Joyce Hinnefeld
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.I5448 I5 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24710000M
    ISBN 101932961585
    ISBN 109781932961584
    LC Control Number2008018616
    OCLC/WorldCa226304810


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