MOM, WAS THERE COLOR WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG? by Susan Steadle-Phillips
You're invited to snoop into a young girl's diary, written back in 1967 when she was a 14 year old freshman in the high school of a fictional southwestern mining town. You're sure to agonize and empathise with this charming character as she describes the pain of her mother's untimely and unexpected death, the echoing lonliness of a now empty house, the shock and hurt of her father's hasty return to dating, the frustration and discomfort of becoming the inexperienced caretaker of her truncated family, the disappointment and embarassment of bailing her drunk father out of jail, and the wonder and confusion of her introduction to the world of boys.
Susan Steadle-Phillips was raised in the copper mining community of Globe-Miami in south central Arizona. She insists that any resemblance the reader might imagine they see to actual events, locales, organizations or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. She suggests that, if anyone sees themselves in her characters, they receive therapy to seek the source of their discomfort......
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