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The Lost Girls

A Novel

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  • 288 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743253574 | 
  • June 2011
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Chapter One

The day Mother took me by the hand to visit Great-Nana Wendy in the hospital, we promised each other that when the past came up, we would change the subject as casually as changing the sheets. We would not validate Great-Nana's stories, no matter how tempting or true. In this way, we would speed her recovery. At the time I didn't understand why she had been locked up like a thief, for one's memories can't be stolen -- they belong to you for life. However, Dr. Smithson patiently explained in the dreary hallway of Guy's Hospital that Great-Nana had, in fact, stolen whole scenes and conversations from storybooks and made them her... see more

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Laurie Fox
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Laurie Fox

Laurie Fox is the author of Sexy Hieroglyphics and My Sister from the Black Lagoon. A former bookseller and creative-writing teacher, she has worked in the publishing industry for seventeen years. Laurie lives with her husband, author-journalist D. Patrick Miller, and her cats, Lewis and Gracie, in Berkeley, California. For more information about the author and her work, visit her website:




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