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My abandonment

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A thirteen-year-old girl and her father live in Forest Park, the enormous nature preserve in Portland, Oregon. There they inhabit an elaborate cave shelter, bathe in a nearby creek, store perishables at the water's edge, use a makeshift septic system, tend a garden, even keep a library of sorts. Once a week, they go to the city to buy groceries and otherwise merge with the civilized world. But one small mistake allows a backcountry jogger to discover them, which derails their entire existence, ultimately provoking a deeper flight. Inspired by a true story and told through the startlingly sincere voice of a young narrator, Caroline, Peter Rock's My Abandonment is a riveting journey into life at the margins, and a mesmerizing tale of survival and hope.  
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9780156035521
9780151014149
9780547488646
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Level 4.6, 9 Points
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Full title my abandonment
Author rock peter
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Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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A thirteen-year-old girl and her father live in Forest Park, the enormous nature preserve in Portland, Oregon. There they inhabit an elaborate cave shelter, bathe in a nearby creek, store perishables at the water's edge, use a makeshift septic system, tend a garden, even keep a library of sorts. Once a week, they go to the city to buy groceries and otherwise merge with the civilized world. But one small mistake allows a backcountry jogger to discover them, which derails their entire existence, ultimately provoking a deeper flight.
Inspired by a true story and told through the startlingly sincere voice of a young narrator, Caroline, Peter Rock's My Abandonment is a riveting journey into life at the margins, and a mesmerizing tale of survival and hope.

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subject_facet Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Forest Park (Portland, Or.) -- Fiction, Homeless families -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction, Wilderness areas -- Northwest, Pacific -- Fiction
title_display My abandonment
title_full My Abandonment, My abandonment / Peter Rock
title_short My abandonment
title_sub
topic_facet Fathers and daughters, Fiction, Homeless families, Literature, Psychological fiction, Survival, Teenage girls, Wilderness areas