Dawn Powell at her best by Dawn Powell

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Published by Steerforth Press in South Royalton, Vt .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Ohio

Subjects:

  • City and town life -- Fiction,
  • Working class -- Fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction,
  • Ohio -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementedited with an introduction by Tim Page.
ContributionsPage, Tim, 1954-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3531.O936 A6 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 452 p. ;
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1105288M
ISBN 101883642167
LC Control Number94030416

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All of her life that was not Shelby. Dawn Powell was born in Mt. Gilead in Her mother died when she was quite young and she bounced around the relatives to live in Galion, Crestline, Shelby, Cardington and Mansfield. When her father remarried it was to a woman whose preoccupations in life did not include her stepchildren.

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Dawn Powell and her son, Jojo, It becomes obvious that Jojo is mentally impaired (possibly autistic, a condition then not identified; he will be classified and ministered to as “retarded” or “schizophrenic” throughout most of his life, although his capacity for memorization.

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