The Resource Boy, Snow, Bird, Helen Oyeyemi

Boy, Snow, Bird, Helen Oyeyemi

Label
Boy, Snow, Bird
Title
Boy, Snow, Bird
Statement of responsibility
Helen Oyeyemi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Boy, Snow, Bird, Helen Oyeyemi
Label
Boy, Snow, Bird, Helen Oyeyemi
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn872941898
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
308 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781447254225
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2337311
  • (OCoLC)872941898

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