Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1961.
|Series||Irish studies, Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)|
|LC Classifications||PR6029.D58 Z472 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||275 p. :|
|Number of Pages||275|
|LC Control Number||96054852|
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Feb 15, · But this narrator is Zach Taylor, a first-grader hiding in a closet with his teacher and the rest of his class during a shooting in Rhiannon Navin’s breathtaking novel, “Only Child.” “We. Book reviews. Only Child Rhiannon Navin Review by Arlene McKanic. February 06, Readers learn several things very quickly in the first devastating pages of Rhiannon Navin’s debut. We learn that the narrator, Zach Taylor, is a 6-year-old boy. He is hunkered down in a closet with his teacher and classmates while a maniac shoots up their school. Rhiannon Navin's new book Only Child tells the story of six-year-old Zach, who survives a deadly school shooting by hiding in his classroom closet. Rhiannon Navin's new book Only Child tells the story of six-year-old Zach, who survives a deadly school shooting by hiding in his classroom closet. Only Child by Rhiannon Navin review – troubling book about school shooting. Great child’s perspective of massacre but author cowardly on US gun control.
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