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The girl who fell from the sky
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Published:
Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
278 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
1616200154 (pbk.), 1616200154, 9781616200152 (pbk.)

Notes

General Note
Includes an interview with Durrow and questions for discussion.
Description
After a family tragedy orphans her, Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., moves into her grandmother's mostly black community in the 1980s, where she must swallow her grief and confront her identity as a biracial woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.
Awards
Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2008.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Durrow, H. W. (2011). The girl who fell from the sky. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Durrow, Heidi W., 1969-. 2011. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Durrow, Heidi W., 1969-, The Girl Who Fell From the Sky. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Durrow, Heidi W. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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