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Ellen Foster
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Kaye Gibbons. (2012). Ellen Foster. New Algonquin Books.

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Kaye Gibbons. 2012. Ellen Foster. Algonquin Books.

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Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster. Algonquin Books, 2012.

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Kaye Gibbons. Ellen Foster. New Algonquin Books, 2012. Web.

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Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism. ""The honesty of thought and eye and feeling and word!""—Eudora Welty; ""A lovely, breathtaking, sometimes heart-wrenching first novel.""—Walker Percy. A LITERARY GUILD SELECTION.

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Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism. ""The honesty of thought and eye and feeling and word!""—Eudora Welty; ""A lovely, breathtaking, sometimes heart-wrenching first novel.""—Walker Percy. A LITERARY GUILD SELECTION.

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