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Published by American Audio Prose Library .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12031306M
ISBN 101556441541
ISBN 109781556441547
OCLC/WorldCa17946106

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The Most Amazing Harvest is the continued love story of how a town came together for one of their own. Follow this link to buy the book: Get this from a library! Good conversation!: a talk with Paula Fox. [Paula Fox; Tim Podell; Alyssa Brennan; Tim Podell Productions.;] -- Paula Fox describes her childhood, her growing up years, and her development as a writer. She talks about the genesis of her Newbery winning book, The Slave Dancer.   Listen to Paula Fox interview. Listen to the clinic - about women The Reading Clinic Borrowed Finery by Paula Fox (Paula Fox) Email Open Book here with your comment and views. After surviving a chaotic childhood in the U.S. and Cuba and giving up her own daughter for adoption at Paula Fox went on to pen award-winning children's books and a series of acclaimed novels. Today, she is enjoying a kind of literary renaissance as her work is hailed by contemporary writers including Jonathan Franzen.

  Spurned at birth in New York by her mother, Paula Fox had a turbulent childhood in the US and Cuba. At 20 she gave up her own daughter for adoption. She went on . Paula Fox was an American author of novels for adults and children and two memoirs. Her novel The Slave Dancer () received the Newbery Medal in ; and in , she was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. More recently, A Portrait of Ivan won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in /5(). Paula Fox (Ap – March 1, ) was an American author of novels for adults and children and of two her contributions as a children's writer she won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in , the highest international recognition for a creator of children's books. She also won several awards for particular children's books including the   President Trump's spiritual adviser, Paula White-Cain, told Fox News she's sharing "never-told stories" as his personal pastor in a new book.

Paula Fox was rediscovered in the mids, when Jonathan Franzen found her second novel, Desperate Characters, at the artists’ colony Yaddo. Franzen, enthralled, wanted to teach the book, but there were few copies around. He contacted Fox and wrote about it and her for Harper’s. An editor, Tom Bissell, read Franzen’s essay and contacted. Paula Fox’s children’s book The Slave Dancer was published in and is an historical novel that won the Newbery Medal. It tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy, Jessie Ollier, who is put in a position which allows him to see the African slave trade in person. Jessie is captured at his New Orleans home and brought to an American ship. Paula Fox was an award-winning popular author from America, who liked to write adult and children’s books as well as memoirs. She had made excellent contributions to the children’s book genre, for which she was awarded with the biennial Hans Christian Award in the year Paula Fox is the author of six novels, including the landmark Desperate has also written two memoirs, Borrowed Finery and The Coldest Winter and won numerous awards for these and her twenty-two children’s books. she lives in the same brownstone in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn she bought in after the sale of the film rights for Desperate Characters.