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Author Essinger, Mary, 1932-

Title Wounded bird of paradise / Mary Essinger
Published London : New York : Jessica Kingsley, 2004


Description 1 online resource (142 pages)
Contents Cover; Wounded Bird of Paradise; Acknowledgements; Contents; Prologue; 1 Mabelline; 2 Flower Shop; 3 Dinner for Two; 4 Rosa's Bedroom; 5 The Boy Carlos; 6 Storm; 7 Ros a i s I l l; 8 Carlos Starts Work; 9 Second Day at Work; 10 Carlos at Home; 11 Trouble at Work; 12 Jemina; 13 The Tailor's Shop; 14 The Nursery Sheds; 15 Carlos Buys a Tuxedo; 16 Party; 17 Mabelline's Club; 18 Police Station; 19 Supervision Order; 20 In the Café; 21 Plant Inspection; 22 Perspectives; 23 Goats; 24 Brown's Hotel; 25 Goodbye Carlos; 26 Airport
Summary When Mabelline sets out on a journey to visit her pen pal Rosa, she doesn't expect to be staying quite so long as she does. Mabelline quickly takes Rosa and her son Carlos to her heart, but she knows right away there is something different about the boy. When tragedy occurs, Mabelline is forced to be responsible for Carlos as he struggles to fit into a world based on rules he doesn't understand, and finds himself in serious trouble. Set in a tropical world of beautiful flowers and dazzling sun, Wounded Bird of Paradise is a story about love in an unlikely family, threaded with problems faced b
Notes Print version record
Subject Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Fiction
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
Female friendship -- Fiction
Mothers and sons -- Fiction
Pen pals -- Fiction
Boys -- Fiction
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients
Female friendship
Loss (Psychology)
Mothers and sons
Pen pals
Tropics -- Fiction
Genre/Form Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1423709845