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White oleander : a novel

Author: Janet Fitch
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1999.
Series: Oprah's book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Los Angeles girl whose mother goes to jail is taken in hand by the city's foster-care program and the novel describes her experience in a series of homes, each a new adventure. A first novel.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Named Person: Oprah Book Club selection.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Fitch
ISBN: 0316285269 9780316285261 0316569321 9780316569323 9780965887007 0316284955 9780316284950 0965887006 1860497934 9781860497933
OCLC Number: 40460011
Description: 390 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Oprah's book club.
Responsibility: Janet Fitch.

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When a woman murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life, her daughter must navigate a new reality--that of a series of foster homes, each its own universe, each with its own limits and dangers.

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