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The Book of Dead Birds

A Novel

by Gayle Brandeis

  • 37 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7277891M
ISBN 100060528044
ISBN 109780060528041
OCLC/WorldCa60619387

  Winner of Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize, an award in support of a literature of social responsibility, The Book of Dead Birds is an intimate portrait of a young woman at a defining moment in her life, who stands at the intersection of two cultures and races/5(). Get this from a library! The book of dead birds: a novel. [Gayle Brandeis] -- Having accidentally killed her mother's birds throughout her childhood, Ava Sing Lo volunteers to help rescue poisoned birds, while Helen, Ava's mother, remembers the time she was forced into.

The Book of Dead Birds A Novel (Book): Brandeis, Gayle: Winner of Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize, an award in support of a literature of social responsibility, The Book of Dead Birds is an intimate portrait of a young woman at a defining moment in her life, who stands at the intersection of two cultures and races. Ava Sing Lo has been accidentally killing her mother's birds since she.   A New York Times Best Illustrated Book. This heartwarming classic picture book by beloved children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown is gorgeously reillustrated for a contemporary audience by the critically acclaimed, award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson.

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