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The shadow girls
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Contributors:
Segerberg, Ebba Translator
Status:
East Regional - Adult Fiction
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Published:
New York : New Press, 2012.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
329 pages ; 24 cm
Street Date:
1210
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781595581921, 1595581928

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Description
Ordered by his editor to write a crime novel to reignite his stalled career, poet Jesper Humlin reluctantly travels to Gothenburg, where three unlikely pupils of an impromptu writing workshop draw him into their culturally driven, compelling worlds.
Description
Jesper Humlin is a poet of middling acclaim who is saddled by his underwhelming book sales, an exasperated girlfriend, a demanding mother, and a rapidly fading tan. His boy-wonder stockbroker has squandered Humlin's investments, and his editor, who says he must write a crime novel to survive, begins to pitch and promote the nonexistent book despite Humlin's emphatic refusals. Then, when he travels to Gothenburg to give a reading, he finds himself thrust into an entirely different world, where names shift, stories overlap, and histories are both deeply secret and in profound need of retelling. Leyla from Iran, Tanya from Russia, and Tea-Bag, who is from Africa but claims to be from Kurdistan (because Kurds might receive preferential treatment as refugees) these are the shadow girls who become Humlin's unlikely pupils in impromptu writing workshops. Though he had imagined their stories as fodder for his own book, soon their intertwining lives require him to play a much different role.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mankell, H., & Segerberg, E. (2012). The shadow girls. New York: New Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015 and Ebba Segerberg. 2012. The Shadow Girls. New York: New Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015 and Ebba Segerberg, The Shadow Girls. New York: New Press, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mankell, Henning, and Ebba Segerberg. The Shadow Girls. New York: New Press, 2012. 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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