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Boy, snow, bird : a novel

Author: Helen Oyeyemi
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the prizewinning author of Mr. Fox, the Snow White fairy tale brilliantly recast as a story of family secrets, race, beauty, and vanity. 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
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Fantasy fiction
Fairy tales
Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 9781594631399 1594631395 9781447254225 1447254228
OCLC Number: 852251423
Awards: Short-listed for BBC National Short Story Award 2017 (UK)
Long-listed for The Folio Prize 2015 (UK)
Description: 308 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Helen Oyeyemi.

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The fifth novel from award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, who was named in 2013 as one of Granta's best of young British novelists. A retelling of the Snow White myth, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply  Read more...

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A spellbinding, wholly original look at families and the secrets they keep . . . An absolutely amazing and absorbing read * Marie Claire * Gloriously unsettling . . . it's clearly the book she's been Read more...

 
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