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Betty / Tiffany McDaniel.

McDaniel, Tiffany, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown LPF MCDANIE (Text) 79361000118665 Large Print Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main LP F MCDANIEL tiffany Betty (Text) 840191002438720 New Items - Main Level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593342329
  • ISBN: 0593342321
  • Physical Description: 683 pages (large print) : illustration ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Born in a bathtub in Arkansas in 1954 to a Cherokee father and white mother, Betty is the sixth of eight siblings. The world they inhabit is one of poverty, racism, abuse, and violence--both from outside the family, and also, devastatingly, from within. After years on the road, searching in vain for a better life, the Carpenters return to their hometown of Breathed, Ohio, in northern Appalachia. There, they move into a sprawling wreck of a farmhouse that local legend says is cursed. But Betty is resilient. Her father's inventive stories are kindling for the fire of her own imagination and even in the face of tragedy and death, her creativity is irrepressible. Against overwhelming odds, she may be the first member of her family to break the cycle of abuse and trauma--and escape"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Rural families > Fiction.
Racially mixed families > Fiction.
Family violence > Fiction.
Appalachian Region > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Large type books.

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