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Random House Children's Books, 1995 - 182 pages
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Slim's father, a chrismatic actor, is dying of AIDS. She joins a support group or family members who live with people who have AIDS and meets Isaiah, who believes their parents can be cured by the Miracle Man, north of Los Angeles.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Slim has recently chosen to live in L.A. with her dad and his ``friend'' Larry instead of with Mom and her third husband, whose job compels frequent moves. Mom doesn't know—and Slim is determined she ... Read full review


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Theresa Nelson has written eight books for young readers, and at least six as-of-yet-unproduced screenplays. Four of her novels have been cited as Best Books of the Year by "School Library Journal" " The 25[ Miracle", " And One for All", " The Beggar's Ride", and "Earthshine, " a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and is married to actor Kevin Cooney. They are the parents of three grown sons.

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