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Durable Goods: Katie Nash Series, Book 1
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Random House Publishing Group 2010
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On the hot Texas army base she calls home, Katie spends the lazy days of her summer waiting: waiting to grow up; waiting for Dickie Mack to fall in love with her; waiting for her breasts to blossom; waiting for the beatings to stop. Since their mother died, Katie and her older sister, Diane, have struggled to understand their increasingly distant, often violent father. While Diane escapes into the arms of her boyfriend, Katie hides in her room or escapes to her best friend's house—until Katie's admiration for her strong-willed sister leads her on an adventure that transforms her life.
Written with an unerring ability to capture the sadness of growth, the pain of change, the nearly visible vibrations that connect people, this beautiful novel by the bestselling author of Open House reminds us how wonderful—and wounding—a deeper understanding of life can be.
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Street Date:
12/15/2010
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307763396
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APA Citation (style guide)

Elizabeth Berg. (2010). Durable Goods: Katie Nash Series, Book 1. Random House Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Elizabeth Berg. 2010. Durable Goods: Katie Nash Series, Book 1. Random House Publishing Group.

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Elizabeth Berg, Durable Goods: Katie Nash Series, Book 1. Random House Publishing Group, 2010.

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Elizabeth Berg. Durable Goods: Katie Nash Series, Book 1. Random House Publishing Group, 2010. Web.

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Written with an unerring ability to capture the sadness of growth, the pain of change, the nearly visible vibrations that connect people, this beautiful novel by the bestselling author of Open House reminds us how wonderful—and wounding—a deeper understanding of life can be.
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