I Wish I Were Engulfed in Flames
  • Author : Jeni Decker
  • Release Date : 17 January 2012
  • Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 225
  • ISBN 13 : 9781616084851
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I Wish I Were Engulfed in Flames Book Summary

The author recounts episodes from her life as a mother of two autistic children, from handling temper tantrums at home and in public to humorous anecdotes about Santa Claus, obsessions, and family life.

I Wish I Were Engulfed in Flames

I Wish I Were Engulfed in Flames

Author : Jeni Decker
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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