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Please don"t come back from the moon

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Published by Harcourt in Orlando .
Written in English


  • Teenage boys,
  • Fatherless families,
  • Working class families,
  • Fiction,
  • Single-parent families,
  • Runaway husbands

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When his father disappears along with several other men from their blue-collar Detroit neighborhood, sixteen-year-old Michael Smolij witnesses the effects of large-scale abandonment on the community"s wives and mothers.

Edition Notes

StatementDean Bakopoulos
LC ClassificationsPS3602.A593 P56 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24748948M
ISBN 100151011354
ISBN 109780151011353
LC Control Number2004011237

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