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Boy, snow, bird A Novel

by Oyeyemi, Helen.

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As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as "gloriously unsettling... evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel García Márquez, Chris Abani and even Emily Dickinson," and already one of the year's most widely acclaimed nov... Full description

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Summary: As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as "gloriously unsettling... evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel García Márquez, Chris Abani and even Emily Dickinson," and already one of the year's most widely acclaimed novels: "Helen Oyeyemi has fully transformed from a literary prodigy into a powerful, distinctive storyteller... Transfixing and surprising." -- Entertainment Weekly (Grade: A) "I don't care what the magic mirror says; Oyeyemi is the cleverest in the land... daring and unnerving... Under Oyeyemi's spell, the fairy-tale conceit makes a brilliant setting in which to explore the alchemy of racism, the weird ways in which identity can be transmuted in an instant -- from beauty to beast or vice versa." - Ron Charles, The Washington Post From the prizewinning author of Mr. Fox, the...
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Format: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 796 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
ISBN: 9781101613108
Author Notes: Helen Oyeyemi was born on December 10, 1984 in Nigeria. She attended Corpus Christie College and later graduated form Cambridge University in 2006. She has authored seven books including: Boy, Snow, Bird, What is Not Yours in Not Yours, Mr. Fox and The Icarus Girl. She won the PEN/Open Book Award in 2017 for "What is Not Yours is Not Yours".

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