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Knopf, 1979 - Fiction - 309 pages
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Birdy, fascinated with birds since early childhood, concentrates all his energies on his passion for flight, becoming an obsessed teen-age Leonardo, building models, exercising to strengthen his "wing" muscles, and, in his dreams, falling in love with one of his birds

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User Review  - icupcake - Borders

The first and only time I read this book was in HS and it was better than I had expected. I have been trying to track down copies so I can read it again. This book sort of follows along with people ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dioscita - Goodreads

I love coming-of-age-via-that-one-true-friendship stories and this is better than most (despite the fact that I do not care for any other of Wharton's books). Read full review


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Wharton received a PhD in psychology from UCLA. He moved to France to make his living as a painter, then turned writer.

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