BAREFOOT TO AVALON

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by David Payne

Payne had a complicated but loving relationship with his late brother, who suffered from bipolar disorder.  In fact, the whole family was complicated, as this heartfelt memoir shows.  (Payne's fine novel, RUIN CREEK, is a fictionalized account and would be an interesting companion read.)

(memoir)

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ALL WE HAD

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by Annie Weatherwax

A mother and daughter living on the edge find temporary respite in a small Pennsylvania town.  A stark reminder that desperate poverty exists everywhere in America.  Powerful.

(fiction)

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