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6 edition of My drowning found in the catalog.

My drowning

a novel

by Jim Grimsley

  • 293 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Dreams -- Fiction,
    • Women -- Southern States -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJim Grimsley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.R4949 M97 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination258 p. ;
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL986542M
      ISBN 101565121414
      LC Control Number96024630

      Soft autumn afternoons basking in sunlight. My sister’s innocent face peering at me from the branches of a tree. So pure. My thoughts came back to sooner, when the mist covered my heart, stopped me from hearing the truth. If only it hadn’t led to this. I was drowning, drowning in water, drowning in sorrow, drowning in life. Drowning in life. Buy a cheap copy of Drowning Ruth book by Christina Schwarz. Oprah Book Club® Selection, September For 19th-century novelists--from Jane Austen to George Eliot, Flaubert to Henry James--social constraint gave a Free shipping over $

        For the last month, I have fueled my grief and anger into action. Based on the research on drowning, I have created a non-profit called Levi’s Legacy. My mission is to eradicate drowning completely. You can read more about my mission (and about designated supervision) at You can download Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame in pdf format.

      My friend has a drowning awareness foundation, and I help him with some of his g can replace your precious son, just know that your work can help prevent the loss of another beautiful child. Jackie Savoie. April. I lost my grandson, Cullen, to drowning on June 15th of last year in our pool. His 2 brothers and cousin were. Description. After watching his best friend drown when they were children, Kansas City firefighter Trent Barlow has devoted his life to saving others.


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Jim Grimsley is the author of four previous novels, among them Winter Birds, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award; Dream Boy, winner of the GLBTF Book Award for literature; My Drowning, a Lila-Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award winner; and Comfort and Joy.

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