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Author: Anya Ulinich
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sasha Goldberg is the ultimate outsider: she's a chubby, biracial Jewish girl from the Siberian town of Asbestos 2. Her father takes off for the United States, and leaves Sasha to navigate adolescence in a bleak apartment bloc with her overbearing mother. Sasha falls in love with an art school drop-out who lives inside a concrete pipe in the town dump. Following her heart gets her into trouble at home, so she flees  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Teenage mothers -- Fiction.; Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anya Ulinich
ISBN: 0670038199 9780670038190 9780143113010 0143113011
OCLC Number: 70335311
Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anya Ulinich.
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Sasha Goldberg is the ultimate outsider: she's a chubby, biracial Jewish girl from the Siberian town of Asbestos 2. Her father takes off for the United States, and leaves Sasha to navigate adolescence in a bleak apartment bloc with her overbearing mother. Sasha falls in love with an art school drop-out who lives inside a concrete pipe in the town dump. Following her heart gets her into trouble at home, so she flees Russia as a mail-order bride and lands in suburban Arizona. Sasha manages to escape her Red Lobster-loving fiancé and embarks on a misadventure-filled journey across America in search of her father.

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