Somebody's daughter : a memoir
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343 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
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"Through poverty, adolescence, and a fraught relationship with her mother, Ashley Ford wishes she could turn to her father for hope and encouragement. There are just a few problems: he's in prison, and she doesn't know what he did to end up there. She doesn't know how to deal with the incessant worries that keep her up at night, or how to handle the changes in her body that draw unwanted attention from men. In her search for unconditional love, Ashley begins dating a boy her mother hates. When the relationship turns sour, he assaults her. Still reeling from the rape, which she keeps secret from her family, Ashley desperately searches for meaning in the chaos. Then, her grandmother reveals the truth about her father's incarceration . . . and Ashley's entire world is turned upside down. Somebody's Daughter steps into the world of growing up a poor, Black girl in Indiana with a family fragmented by incarceration, exploring how isolating and complex such a childhood can be. As Ashley battles her body and her environment, she embarks on a powerful journey to find the threads between who she is and what she was born into, and the complicated familial love that often binds them"--Provided by publisher

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ford, A. C. (2021). Somebody's daughter: a memoir (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ford, Ashley C.. 2021. Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ford, Ashley C.. Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ford, Ashley C.. Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2021.

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