Excerpt from Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away by Christie Watson, plus links to reviews, author biography & more

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Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away

by Christie Watson

Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away by Christie Watson
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And then I heard the most terrible, loudest noise I had ever heard in my life.

My switched-on ears hurt. I tried to put the glasses on them, to switch them down, to turn them off. Father must have been home; I could hear him shouting.

Father was a loud man.

But it was Mama who was screaming.

Excerpted from Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away by Christie Watson. Copyright © 2011 by Christie Watson. Excerpted by permission of Other Press. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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