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Autobiography of an American Orphan
by Walter James
In a confrontation with his past, the author reveals this heart-wrenching depiction of childhood in a New York City multicultural orphanage during the nineteen fifties. Funds were scarce and discipline severe. He describes the relationships between the orphans, the counselors, the nuns, and the priests, with an emphasis on how it shaped his life. As he grows and moves thro ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published September 12th 2009 by Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LLC
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