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The fall of Alice K.

Author: Jim Heynen
Publisher: Minneapolis : Milkweed Editions, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A seventeen-year-old star student and gifted athlete hides the painful truths about her private life, including a failing family farm, her mother's growing apocalyptic fears, the institutionalization of her special-needs sister, and her romance with the son of Hmong immigrants.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Heynen
ISBN: 9781571310897 1571310894
OCLC Number: 777601930
Notes: "A novel"--Jacket.
Description: 347 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Jim Heynen.

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A seventeen-year-old star student and gifted athlete hides the painful truths about her private life, including a failing family farm, her mother's growing apocalyptic fears, the institutionalization of her special-needs sister, and her romance with the son of Hmong immigrants.
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Praise for The Fall of Alice K. "Meeting Alice Krayenbraak takes readers back to their own high school days -- but don't mistake The Fall of Alice K. for a coming-of-age novel. Minnesota writer Jim Read more...

 
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