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American street

Author: Ibi Zoboi
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie - a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola's mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal, Donna, and Princess; the grittiness of Detroit's West Side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own. Just as she finds  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ibi Zoboi
ISBN: 9780062473042 0062473042
OCLC Number: 994216269
Description: 324 sider

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When Fabiola's mother is detained upon their arrival to the United States, Fabiola must navigate her loud American cousins, the grittiness of Detroit's west side, a new school, and a surprising  Read more...

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"Self-assured, elegant and utterly captivating." -- New York Times "Mixing gritty street life with the tenderness of first love, Haitian Vodou, and family bonds, the book is at once chilling, Read more...

 
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