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Finding Fish : A Memoir - Antwone Quenton Fisher

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Baby Boy Fisher was raised in institutions from the moment of his birth in prison to a single mother. He ultimately came to live with a foster family, where he endured near-constant verbal and physical abuse. In his mid-teens he escaped and enlisted in the navy, where he became a man of the world, raised by the family he created for himself."Finding Fish" shows how, out of this unlikely mix of deprivation and hope, an artist was born -- first as the child who painted the feelings his words dared not speak, then as a poet and storyteller who would eventually become one of Hollywood's most sought-after screenwriters.A tumultuous and ultimately gratifying tale of self-discovery written in Fisher's gritty yet melodic literary voice, "Finding Fish" is an unforgettable reading experience.

Pre-memoir: An Uninvited Guestp. 1
Ward of the Statep. 31
1959 to 1964p. 33
1965 to 1969p. 61
1969 to 1972p. 101
1973 to 1976p. 149
The Rain That Fallsp. 211
1976 to 1977p. 213
1977p. 243
Man of the Worldp. 263
1977 to 1992p. 265
1992p. 301
Post-memoir: Finding Fishp. 327
Acknowledgmentsp. 341
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ISBN: 9780060007782
ISBN-10: 0060007788
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 18th December 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 20.8  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.27