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Clara at the Edge - A Novel

Maryl Jo Fox

Publisher: She Writes Press

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• Every year over 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies.
• The US has one of the worst records among industrialized nations:  4 to 7 kids a day die from abuse and neglect.
•  According to a Pew Research Institute report in 2013, women buy more books than men, and they mostly read print.  The success of such magical realist writers as Haruki Murakami reveals the active market for magic realist novels and literary fiction.* The success of the2016 film Manchester by the Sea (two academy awards) shows an appetite for personal stories about grief and responsibility.  Clara at the Edge explores the same themes.

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