Don"t cry stories by Mary Gaitskill

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementMary Gaitskill.
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A36 D66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16901120M
ISBN 109780375424199
LC Control Number2008025231

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Warriors Don't Cry, drawn from Melba Beals's personal diaries, is a riveting true account of her junior year at Central High-one filled with telephone threats, brigades of attacking mothers, rogue police, fireball and acid-throwing attacks, economic blackmail, and, finally, a price upon Melba's head.

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