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Karen Dietrich

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After a shooting at the local factory where her parents work, eight-year-old Karen finds comfort in obsessive rituals and superstitions. As the years pass, she begins to understand her mother's unusual behavior and their complicated relationship until a shocking discovery shatters her world and disturbing memories begin to surface.

This beautifully evocative memoir chronicles Karen's life, illuminating small-town factory life; exploring a complicated mother-daughter bond; and unfolding a smart, but insecure girl's coming of age.

Karen Dietrich
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Girl Factory / Karen Dietrich / skirt! / Hardcover; 272 Pages
Price: $26.95 / ISBN: 978-0762791811 / Published: October, 2013
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