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Up a Creek

3.33 of 5 stars 3.33  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  1 review
A thoughtful coming-of-age novel about a young woman struggling to connect with her eccentric mother.

"I picked up my poster, raising it so everyone could see that if they chopped down these old oak trees, they'd be killing the South as well. I held it high like I meant it, and I walked around Oak Square forty-six more times that day, till all that was left of the sun was
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published January 15th 2001 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (first published 2001)
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Dec 30, 2008 Jackie added it
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Three generations of females live under one roof, the youngest being 13 years of age.

This book strikes ocnversation pieces considering what each female believes in and what they prioritize in the life; how these 3 could be so different and yet so similar; what our own passions are and how we might find harmony with those around us that might be in contrast to them; realizing the support systems in our lives; etc.
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