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Birds of paradise : a novel

Author: Diana Abu-Jaber
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After a five year absence, an eighteen-year-old runaway returns to her family in Miami to deal with the guilty secret that caused her to flee.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Abu-Jaber
ISBN: 0393064611 9780393064612
OCLC Number: 706023471
Description: 362 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Diana Abu-Jaber.
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A multilayered, beautifully textured novel about family and self, self-indulgence and generosity, against the vivid backdrop of contemporary Miami.  Read more...

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"Abu-Jaber makes us wonder about more that what will happen to one girl with a guilty secret. What, after all, does it mean to be a family? Is love really 'exchangeable, malleable'? We can't help Read more...

 
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