Fourteen: Growing Up Alone In A Crowd

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Basic Books, May 14, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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This is the story of a boy who couldn't find enough room to live in until he left his angry father, distant mother and 13 siblings behind to withdraw into the world inside his head. Forty years later he emerged, reaching out to his brothers and sisters and finding hope and wholeness.
 

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This is a disturbing memoir of neglect and abuse by freelance writer Zanichkowsky, who was the eighth of 14 children born into a Lithuanian Catholic household in Brooklyn. His father, who had been ... Read full review

Contents

The Annunciation I
1
All My Children
23
3
31
4
53
5
73
The Expanding Universe
95
7
109
8
133
Liftoff
161
West
189
12
203
The Unconsoled 21 3
213
Death of the Patriarch
227
Saint Joan
237
Epilogue
255
Copyright

The Fear
147

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