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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Frances O’Roark Dowell Narrator: Jessica Almasy Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Edgar Award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell is acclaimed for the rich characterizations in her poignant coming-of-age novels. Drawing on her experience as a colonel's daughter, Dowell delivers an evocative portrait of a 12-year-old girl whose view of life, war, and her dad - Fort Hood's base commander - changes as her corpsman brother sends home haunting images from Vietnam. An eloquent narration captures the emotional intensity of the novel's gripping prose. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jeanine | 5/12/2011

    " This was a great historical fiction book. I loved the characters and how they evolved and or changed throughout the book. I think this book would be good for boys who are really into war games and think war is fun. They might have a different view after reading this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Stephanie | 4/3/2011

    " I loved this book!!! It is about an Army family during the Vietnam War. It is touching and funny. A very quick, good read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Linda | 3/31/2011

    " Good for middle school. A different look at Vietnam war thru the eyes of the younger sister who was left behind at home with the Colonel, her father. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mary | 3/31/2011

    " War isn't a good, but ths book is "

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About the Author
Author Frances O’Roark Dowell

Frances O’Roark Dowell is the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of Dovey Coe, which won the Edgar Award, Where I’d Like to BeThe Secret Language of Girls and its sequel The Kind of Friends We Used to Be, Chicken Boy, Shooting the Moon, which was awarded the Christopher Medal, and more. She lives with her husband and two sons in Durham, North Carolina.