- ISBN: 9780307462541 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Perfect is boring."Well, 1983 certainly wasn't boring for the Welch family. Somehow, between their handsome father's mysterious death, their glamorous soap-opera-star mother's cancer diagnosis, and a phalanx of lawyers intent on bankruptcy proceedings, the four Welch siblings managed to handle each new heartbreaking misfortune in the same way they dealt with the unexpected arrival of the forgotten-about Chilean exchange student--together.All that changed with the death of their mother. While nineteen-year-old Amanda was legally on her own, the three younger siblings--Liz, sixteen; Dan, fourteen; and Diana, eight--were each dispatched to a different set of family friends. Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, Amanda headed for college in New York City and immersed herself in an '80s world of alternative music and drugs. Liz, living with the couple for whom she babysat, followed in Amanda's footsteps until high school graduation when she took a job in Norway as a...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2510 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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