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The girl who fell from the sky : [a novel]

Author: Heidi W Durrow; Karen Murray; Emily Bauer; Kathleen McInerney, (Actress)
Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The daughter of a Danish immigrant and a black G.I., Rachel survives a family tragedy only to face new challenges. Sent to live with her strict African-American grandmother in a racially divided northwest city, she must suppress her grief and reinvent herself in a mostly black community. A beauty with light brown skin and blue eyes, she attracts much attention in her new home. The world wants to see her as either  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Oregon authors
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Heidi W Durrow; Karen Murray; Emily Bauer; Kathleen McInerney, (Actress)
ISBN: 9781598879230 1598879235
OCLC Number: 320197241
Notes: Compact discs.
Subtitle from container.
Credits: Producer, Paul Ruben.
Performer(s): Read by Karen Murray, Emily Bauer and Kathleen McInerney.
Awards: Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2008.
Description: 6 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs.
Responsibility: Heidi W. Durrow.

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Inspired by a true story of a mother's twisted love, this book reveals an unfathomable past and explores issues of identity at a time when many people are asking 'Must race confine us and define us?'  Read more...

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"* "A breathless telling of a tale we've never heard before. Haunting and lovely, pitch-perfect." - Barbara Kingsolver, author and founder of the Bellwether Prize."

 
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