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Author Luxenberg, Steve.

Title Annie's ghosts : a journey into a family secret / Steve Luxenberg.

Imprint New York : Hyperion Books, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.8754 LUX    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 401 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-386) and index.
Contents Spring 1995 -- Spring 2000 -- Looking for Mom -- The Rosetta Stone -- Unlocking the door -- Missing pieces -- Actually insane -- Welcome to Eloise -- I am family -- Lost and found -- Castles in the air -- The old neighborhood -- The cigar laborer -- Invisible -- One of the thousands -- The ghosts of Radziwillow -- Abandoned -- Dad's secret -- Uncontoured ills -- Always the bridesmaid -- Reinterpretation.
Summary Traces the author's surprise discovery that his late mother had had a sister who was sent away under mysterious circumstances and never mentioned by the family again, his efforts to research his long-lost aunt's story and whereabouts, and his struggles to understand the secrecy of her existence.
Subject Luxenberg, Steve -- Family.
Adult children of aging parents -- Family relationships -- United States -- Case studies.
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Case studies.
Sisters -- Family relationships -- United States -- Case studies.
Inmates of institutions -- Family relationships -- Michigan -- Case studies.
Family secrets -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781401322472 : $24.99

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