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Flicka's Friend: The Autobiography of Mary O'Hara

3.75  ·  Rating Details  ·  20 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 284 pages
Published June 1st 1982 by Putnam Publishing Group
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Oct 03, 2011 M— rated it did not like it
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Read as child under the shaky understanding what an 'autobiography' was and only picked up the book because it had Flicka's name in the title; found it bitterly disappointing. Very little to do with Flicka, or even horses at all for that matter, and much more on O'Hara's unhappy relationships with her husband(s) and parents.

Actually, the details of O'Hara's relationships after her breast reduction and corporal punishment had me going, "Whut?" even as a child. O'Hara capably managed to portray he
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Mary O’Hara Alsop, an American author, screenwriter, and composer, was born July 10, 1885, in Cape May, N.J., to Reese Fell Alsop and Mary Lee (Spring). She grew up in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., where her father was an Episcopal clergyman.

In 1905, Ms. O'hara married Kent Kane Parrot, whom she later divorced. Her second marriage to Helge Sture-Vasa from Sweden in 1922 also ended in divorce in 1947. Ms
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