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What I leave behind

Alison McGhee

What I leave behind

by Alison McGhee

  • 390 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Retail Stores,
  • Grief,
  • Suicide,
  • Fiction,
  • Single-parent families,
  • Rape,
  • Fathers and sons

  • About the Edition

    After his dad commits suicide, Will tries to overcome his own misery by secretly helping the people around him in this exquisitely crafted story made up of one hundred chapters of one hundred words each.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAlison McGhee
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26957592M
    ISBN 101481476564
    ISBN 109781481476560

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The novelization of "What You Leave Behind" is an adaptation of "What You Leave Behind", written by Diane Carey. A Pocket DS9 novel published by Pocket Books, it was first released in June Pages: