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Lullabies for Little Criminals

Lullabies for Little Criminals( )
Author: O'Neill, Heather
ISBN:978-0-06-171553-2
Publication Date:Jun 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperCollins e-books
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $10.95
Book Description:

A gritty, heart-wrenching novel about bruised innocence on the city's feral streets-the remarkable debut of a stunning literary talent Heather O'Neill dazzles with a first novel of extraordinary prescience and power, a subtly understated yet searingly effective story of a young life on the streets-and the strength, wits, and luck necessary for survival. At thirteen, Baby vacillates between childhood comforts and adult temptation: still young enough to drag her dolls around in a vinyl...
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O'Neill, Heather (Author)
Heather O'Neill is a Canadian novelist, poet, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist. She was born in Montreal, Quebec. O'Neill published her debut novel, Lullabies for Little Criminals, in 2006. The novel was then selected for the 2007 edition of Canada Reads. The book also won the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and was shortlisted for eight other major awards, including the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Governor General's Award and was longlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

O'Neill was educated at Dawson College and McGill University. She has also written for The New York Times Magazine, The National Post, The Globe and Mail, and The Toronto Star.

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