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Author Pineda, Jon, 1971-

Title Sleep in me / Jon Pineda
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (153 pages)
Series American lives
American lives.
Summary Against the backdrop of his teenage sister's car accidentin which a dump truck filled with sand slammed into the small car carrying her and her friendsJon Pineda chronicles his sister Rica's sudden transformation from a vibrant high school cheerleader to a girl wheelchair bound and unable to talk. For the next five years of her life, her only ability to communicate was through her rudimentary use of sign language. Lyrical in its approach and unflinching in its honesty, Sleep in Me is a heartrending memoir of the coming-of-age of a boy haunted by a family tragedy
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Subject Pineda, Jon, 1971- -- Childhood and youth.
Pineda, Jon, 1971- -- Family.
Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography.
Brothers and sisters -- United States.
Filipino American families.
Filipino Americans -- Biography.
Sisters -- United States -- Biography.
Traffic accident victims -- United States -- Biography.
Great Bridge (Chesapeake, Va.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803233558 (electronic bk.)
9780803233553 (electronic bk.)