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Oct 25, 2011
| ISBN 9780143119852
Oct 28, 2010
| ISBN 9781101444641
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Oct 25, 2011 | ISBN 9780143119852
Oct 28, 2010 | ISBN 9781101444641
A hilarious and moving follow-up to The New York Times bestselling Too Close to the Falls.
Catherine Gildiner shares the next chapter in a story that has already captivated many readers. It’s 1960, and twelve-year-old Cathy McClure has just been thrown out of Catholic school for filling the holy water font with vodka. Hoping to give her a fresh start, Cathy’s parents leave behind small-town Niagara Falls for suburban Buffalo. There, as the quaint world of 1950s America recedes into history, Cathy dives headfirst into the tumultuous new decade. But when tragedy strikes at home, Cathy-vandal, HoJo hostess, and civil rights demonstrator-must take on her most challenging role yet.
In 1999 Catherine Gildiner published her first book, a humorous memoir of her childhood called Too Close to the Falls. The story is told through the eyes of young Cathy McClure (Gildiner) who, at the age of four, is put… More about Catherine Gildiner
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