Losing Eddie by Deborah Joy Corey

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A moving first-person narrative records the struggle and turmoil of a life of poverty and despair in rural southeastern Canada, as seen through the eyes of perceptive and innocent nine-year-old girl. A first novel.
 

About Deborah Joy Corey

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Deborah Joy Corey was born and raised in a rural area of Canada called Temperance Vale and now divides her time between Maine and New Brunswick. Her writing has appeared in a number of magazines, including Mademoiselle, Story, and Ploughshares.
 
Published September 1, 1993 by Algonquin Books. 222 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Her tenth birthday is happy enough that this diminutive Job can say, ``It's a good thing to finally be together.'' Freshness of language and observation mark Corey as a promising newcomer, but she's hobbled herself here by overdoing the disasters and having Laura tell us about them in the ...

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Disastrous events that befall a rural family are realistically depicted in this modern-day tragedy, Corey's debut.

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A troubled family is portrayed from the viewpoint of the nine-year-old daughter.

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