"A 7-year-old tomboy rebels against both gender stereotypes and her controlling mother in Alden's epistolary novel ... [When I First Knew is] a mother-daughter novel in every way... Alden has told a convincing, true-to life story that is sometimes painful and more oft en inspiring. An affecting novel about a determined girl with guts." - Kirkus Reviews In 2010 Alden set out to write her autobiography. When I First Knew tells the story of her early years from 1951 to 1957 when she began to express herself as a young ...

When I First Knew 2016, Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781457542497

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