Baby of the Family

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 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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User Review  - Megan Baxter - Goodreads

I had never heard of this book before it popped up on one of my lists put together from one of the Nancy Pearl Book Lust books, and likely would never have come across or read it, if I hadn't. That ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ramona Terry - Goodreads

This is hands down one of my favorite books. I must've read it at least 5 times. The story telling is so good that it never gets old. I really really really LOVE this book. Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Tina McElroy Ansa is the author of Ugly Ways, 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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