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Ellen Foster
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Published:
Algonquin Books 2012
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New
Street Date:
10/17/2012
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616203085
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B00AKAUJX8
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Lexile measure:
870
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APA Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kaye Gibbons. 2012. Ellen Foster. Algonquin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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 the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. 
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