Stories of My Life, Katherine Paterson
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Stories of My Life

Author: Katherine Paterson

Narrator: Laurie Birmingham

Unabridged: 8 hr 32 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Published: 10/17/2014

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - People & Places - Asia

Ages: 14 - UP

Synopsis

From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books. Told with her trademark humor and heart, Paterson's tales reveal details about her life from her childhood with missionary parents, to living as a single woman in Japan, to raising four children in suburban Maryland with her minister husband. Read about the origins of such familiar characters as Leslie Burke and Janice Avery from "Bridge to Terabithia," and go behind the scenes to the moments Katherine found out she won her many awards. Filled with personal photos and letters, this funny, heartwarming history from a legendary writer lets fans in on the making of literary classics.

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