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Boy, Snow, Bird

(2014)
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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 stepmother is a creature Boy never imagined she' d become, but elements of the familiar tale of aesthetic obsession begin to play themselves out when the birth of Boy' s daughter, Bird, who is dark-skinned, exposes the Whitmans as light-skinned African Americans passing for white. Among them, Boy, Snow, and Bird confront the tyranny of the mirror to ask how much power surfaces really hold.

Dazzlingly inventive and powerfully moving, Boy, Snow, Bird is an astonishing and enchanting novel. With breathtaking feats of imagination, Helen Oyeyemi confirms her place as one of the most original and dynamic literary voices of our time.

Genre: Fantasy

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July 2014 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
Author(s): Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 1-62899-160-7 / 978-1-62899-160-4 (USA edition)
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March 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel
Author(s): Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 1-59463-139-5 / 978-1-59463-139-9 (USA edition)
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February 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
Author(s): Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 1-4472-3713-7 / 978-1-4472-3713-6 (UK edition)
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August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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ISBN: 1-4472-3714-5 / 978-1-4472-3714-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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March 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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ISBN: 0-14-318744-9 / 978-0-14-318744-8 (UK edition)
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March 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel
Author(s): Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 1-59463-340-1 / 978-1-59463-340-9 (USA edition)
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March 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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ISBN: 0-14-318743-0 / 978-0-14-318743-1 (UK edition)
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February 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
Author(s): Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 1-4472-5422-8 / 978-1-4472-5422-5 (UK edition)
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September 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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September 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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September 2014 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
Author(s): Helen Oyeyemi
ISBN: 1-4712-7235-4 / 978-1-4712-7235-6 (UK edition)
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March 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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March 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird -- Unabridged CDs
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ISBN: 1-4906-1467-2 / 978-1-4906-1467-0 (USA edition)
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March 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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March 2014 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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February 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Boy, Snow, Bird
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