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"Lark and termite” by Jayne Anne Phillips


“At the center of this unforgettable novel are two children: Lark and her brother, Termite, who is unable to walk or talk but is deeply loved by his family. The two are raised by their aunt Nonie in place of Lola, their mother, and Termite's father, Corporal Robert Leavitt, who is caught up in the chaos of the Korean War.”

Extracted from the back cover.

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Phillips, Jayne Anne (1952-)

Lark and termite / Jayne Anne Phillips. — London: Vintage books, 2010. — 254 p. ; 20cm

ISBN 978-0-099-28874-9

PS3566.H479 L37 2010

R. 97453