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Author: Jennifer Lauck Narrator: Jennifer Lauck Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2030 ISBN: 9780743518956
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With the startling emotional immediacy of a fractured family photo album, Jennifer Lauck’s incandescent memoir is the story of an ordinary girl growing up at the turn of the 1970s and the truly extraordinary circumstances of a childhood lost. Wrenching and unforgettable, Blackbird will carry your heart away.

To young Jenny, the house on Mary Street was home — the place where she was loved, a blue-sky world of Barbies, Bewitched, and the Beatles. Even her mother’s pain from her mysterious illness could be patted away with powder and a kiss on the cheek. But when everything that Jenny had come to rely on begins to crumble, an odyssey of loss, loneliness, and a child’s will to survive takes flight….

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  • Frank McCourt Author of Angela's Ashes and 'Tis The unblinking look of one child at a hard world. Written gloriously and movingly.

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About the Author

Author Jennifer Lauck

Jennifer Lauck is an award-winning journalist and the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Blackbird and its sequel, Still Waters. Before becoming a memoir writer, speaker, and teacher, she worked for eight years in television news for ABC affiliates from Montana to Oregon. She has been featured in Newsweek, Harper’s Bazaar, Talk magazine, People, Glamour, and Writer’s Digest. She lives in Portland, Oregon.