Made in the U.S.A: [a novel]
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Lutie McFee's history has taught her to avoid attachments...to people, to places, and to almost everything. With her mother long dead and her father gone to find his fortune in Las Vegas, fifteen-year-old Lutie lives in the godforsaken town of Spearfish, South Dakota, with her eleven-year-old brother, Fate, and Floy Satterfield, the three-hundred-pound ex-girlfriend of her father. While Lutie shoplifts for kicks, Fate spends most of his time reading, watching weird TV shows, and worrying about global warming. As if their life were not dismal enough, one day, while shopping in their local Wal-Mart, Floy keels over and the two motherless kids are suddenly faced with the choice of becoming wards of the state or hightailing it out of town in Floy's old Pontiac. Choosing the latter, they head off in search of a father who has no known address, no phone number, and no particular interest in the kids he left behind. Alternately heartbreaking and life-affirming, MADE IN THE U.S.A. is the story of two gutsy children who must discover how cruel, unfair, and frightening the world is before they finally find a place where they belong. From the Compact Disc edition.
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|Grouping Title||made in the u s a|
|Grouping Author||letts billie|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-20 00:30:31AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-20 01:13:44AM|
|auth_author2||Morris, Cassandra, 1982-|
|author2-role||Hachette Audio., Morris, Cassandra,1982-|
|available_at_catalog||Annex, Thompson Lane|
|detailed_location_catalog||Annex - Adult Fiction, Thompson Lane - Adult Audiobook|
The bestselling author of WHERE THE HEART IS returns with a heartrending tale of two children in search of a place to call home.
Lutie McFee's history has taught her to avoid attachments...to people, to places, and to almost everything. With her mother long dead and her father long gone to find his fortune in Las Vegas, 15-year-old Lutie lives in the god-forsaken town of Spearfish, South Dakota with her twelve-year-old brother, Fate, and Floy Satterfield, the 300-pound ex-girlfriend of her father. While Lutie shoplifts for kicks, Fate spends most of his time reading, watching weird TV shows and worrying about global warming and the endangerment of pandas. As if their life is not dismal enough, one day, while shopping in their local Wal-Mart, Floy keels over and the two motherless kids are suddenly faced with the choice of becoming wards of the state or hightailing it out of town in Floy's old Pontiac. Choosing the latter, they head off to Las Vegas in search of a father who has no known address, no phone number and, clearly, no interest in the kids he left behind.
MADE IN THE U.S.A. is the alternately heartbreaking and life-affirming story of two gutsy children who must discover how cruel, unfair and frightening the world is before they come to a place they can finally call home.
|format_catalog||Book, CD audio book, eAudiobook, eBook|
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||044652901, 9780446529013, 9780446582452, 9780446599092, 9781415956212, 9781600242076|
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|itype_catalog||, Book, CD audio book|
|local_callnumber_catalog||CD AUDIO Fiction Letts, Fiction Letts|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Annex, Thompson Lane|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000306784|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Grand Central Pub.,|2008.|355 p. ; 24 cm., ils:CARL0000339147|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Hachette Audio,|p2008.|8 sound discs (ca. 9.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:5ce268ca-dc19-4c69-9184-e10648b5615e|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Books on Tape||, overdrive:f6fd0675-b575-46cf-b8b4-27485e341c77|eBook|eBook||English|Grand Central Publishing|2008||
|subject_facet||Abandoned children -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Middle West -- Fiction|
|title_display||Made in the U.S.A|
|title_full||Made in the U. S. A., Made in the U.S.A., Made in the U.S.A. / Billie Letts, Made in the U.S.A. [sound recording] : [a novel] / Billie Letts|
|title_short||Made in the U.S.A|
|topic_facet||Abandoned children, Audiobooks, Fiction, Literature|