Dimestore

Dimestore

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A "book about Smith|s process and her life, first as a Southern mountain child and, later, as the parent of a schizophrenic child...Despite being surrounded by loving family and being blessed with an active imagination, Lee copes with a mentally ill mother. Later, her son|s mental illness and early death brings her to the breaking point but she is saved by her writing"--Lois Gross for LibraryReads."--NoveList.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781616205027
1616205024
Branch Call Number: 921 SMITH, LEE
Characteristics: xix, 202 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Dimestore : a writer's life

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ctkvlk
Mar 08, 2017

As a fellow Hoosier, I enjoyed this romp through small-town life. You can see where the author gets her material: "write what you know!" and I look forward to reading her other books. There is drama, fun and interest in every day life and readers can relate to it!

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bcgabriel
Oct 12, 2016

Incredibly good!

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SaturdayLibrarian
May 19, 2016

Great read!

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