Boy, snow, bird
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New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.
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308 pages ; 22 cm.
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9781594631399 (hc), 1594631395 (hc)

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A reimagining of the fairy tale Snow White recast as a story of family secrets, race, beauty, and vanity set in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. -- Provided by publisher.
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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 would become, but when the birth of Boy's daughter, Bird, who is dark-skinned, exposes the Whitmans as light-skinned African Americans passing for white, elements of the familiar tale of aesthetic obsession begin to play themselves out . Now Boy, Snow, and Bird must confront the tyranny of the mirror to ask how much power surfaces really hold.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Oyeyemi, H. (2014). Boy, snow, bird. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Oyeyemi, Helen. 2014. Boy, Snow, Bird. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA).

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Oyeyemi, Helen, Boy, Snow, Bird. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.

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Oyeyemi, Helen. Boy, Snow, Bird. New York: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014. Print.

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