Leaving Brooklyn

Product Number: EB00659216
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780983850441
Publisher: Hawthorne Books
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Description

An injury at birth left Audrey with a wandering eye. Though flawed, the bad eye functions well enough to permit her an idiosyncratic view of the world, one she welcomes in the stifling postwar Brooklyn of the 1950s. During a journey to Manhattan to see a doctor about her sight, she begins to explore the sexual rites of adulthood. But can her romance last? In this beautifully observed novel, Lynne Sharon Schwartz raises themes of innocence and escape while illuminating the rich inner life of a singular girl.

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Original Publish Date: Oct 05, 2011

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