Baby of the Family

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1991 - Fiction - 265 pages
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An evocative, delicately comic story of a girl’s coming of age. From the moment of her birth in a rural black hospital in Georgia, Lena McPherson is recognized as a special child, with the power to see ghosts and predict the future. Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times.
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
15
Section 4
24
Section 5
35
Section 6
50
Section 7
62
Section 8
76
Section 12
147
Section 13
155
Section 14
174
Section 15
191
Section 16
210
Section 17
221
Section 18
231
Section 19
239

Section 9
102
Section 10
115
Section 11
128
Section 20
250
Section 21
259
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Tina McElroy Ansa is the author of Baby of the Family, The Hand I Fan With, and You Know Better. A frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, and Atlanta Journal-Constitution, she can be seen on the CBS News Sunday Morning segment Postcards from Georgia." She lives with her husband on St. Simons Island, Georgia.

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