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Looking for Home
by Jean Ferris
Seventeen and pregnant, Daphne Blake runs away to start a new life working as a waitress. With the help of new friends, she can finally make the decision that is best for herself.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 1st 1993 by Farrar Straus Giroux
(first published August 1st 1989)
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This author is not afraid to tackle difficult subjects: living with a deaf parent (Of Sound Mind), facing the consequences of a criminal act (Bad), or questioning one's sexuality (Eight Seconds). But Jean Ferris is also adept at writing comedy, historical fiction, and romance. What's most interesting is that she didn't publish her first novel until she was in her mid-40s. Yet she's never forgotten ...moreMore about Jean Ferris...