Crows Over a Wheatfield

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Hyperion Books, Aug 8, 1996 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Judge Melanie Klonecki, herself the daughter of an abusive father, becomes involved--personally and professionally--with Mildred Steck, a woman who kidnaps her child to protect him from his father and who unwittingly launches a crusade for women trapped in abusive relationships.

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User Review  - Kerry - Goodreads

if you are looking for adventure this is not your book. great story telling and literature, especially if you like dysfunctional family tales. I did finish it but was not sure I would at times, but I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emily Crow - Goodreads

Crows Over a Wheatfield is a somewhat lengthy polemic about how the American legal system fails to protect abused women and children. The narrator, Melanie Kloncecki, was bullied by her father as a ... Read full review

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Paula Sharp is the author of The Woman Who Was Not All There, The Imposter, and Lost in Jersey City, and a translator of Latin American fiction, including Antonio Skármeta's novel The Insurrection. Her books have won her the Quality Paperback Book Club's New Voice Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and the Wisconsin Library Association Banta Award. A graduate of Columbia Law School, she practices criminal law in New York.

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