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Boy, snow, bird, Helen Oyeyemi

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Boy, snow, bird
Title
Boy, snow, bird
Statement of responsibility
Helen Oyeyemi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A reimagining of the Snow White story set in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s"--
  • In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty-- the opposite of the life she's left behind in New York. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter, Snow Whitman. A wicked stepmother is a creature Boy never imagined she'd become, but the birth of Boy's daughter, Bird, who is dark-skinned, exposes the Whitmans as light-skinned African Americans passing for white. Now Boy, Snow, and Bird must confront the tyranny of the mirror to ask how much power surfaces really hold
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6115.Y49
LC item number
B69 2014
Literary form
fiction
Boy, snow, bird, Helen Oyeyemi
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Boy, snow, bird, Helen Oyeyemi
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn852251423
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781594631399
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025053
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)852251423

Library Locations

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