Don't Tell Your Mother - Elaine R. Warick - Libros - Xlibris - 9781425795542 - 9 de enero de 2008
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Don't Tell Your Mother

Elaine R. Warick

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Don't Tell Your Mother

From a World War II plane crash to chasing an axe murderer, Don´t Tell Your Mother is an episodic novel told from the point of view of a young girl as she negotiates life in Arizona with her angry, bitter mother and her charming polo-player father, all against the backdrop of World War II. Her accounts are humorous, dry, and have a detachment found only in an innocent but resilient child.

On her journey from childhood to adolescence she tries to comprehend adult behavior. Along the way she is exposed to molestation, a friend´s incest, a stranger´s suicide, a hacksaw murderer adultery, mental illness, a gangster, and an escaped German prisoner. She also experiences great love and tenderness from ordinary people: housekeepers, gardeners, teacher, neighbors, and relatives.

Several of the chapters in this book have been previously published: "Winnie Ruth Judd" in Phantasmagoria ; "Mrs. King" in RE: AL, A Literary Journal and "Cousin Chickie," in Oregon East.

Medios de comunicación Libros     Paperback Book   (Libro con tapa blanda y lomo encolado)
Publicado 9 de enero de 2008
ISBN13 9781425795542
Editores Xlibris
Páginas 120
Dimensiones 152 × 229 × 7 mm   ·   185 g
Lengua English