The wizard's tide: a story

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Harper & Row, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 104 pages
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An eleven-year-old boy describes the joys and sorrows of growing up in a dysfunctional family with a jobless alcoholic father during the hard times of the Depression.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

"... a powerful tale of one family's struggle for unity and love during hard times." Told from the point of view of a child as he grows old enough to face the realities of the Great Depression and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

I loved this tender story of a young boy and his family during the depression as he struggles to deal with the issues of, not only the economic trouble in the family, but his father's struggle with ... Read full review


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Frederick Buechner, author of more than thirty works of fiction and nonfiction, is an ordained Presbyterian minister. He has been a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent work is "Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC's of Faith".