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Ellen Foster: a novel

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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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9780375703058
9781616203085
9781565122055
9781565127296
9780788739651
9781464046254
9780783801162
9781436189330
9781616203023
9780783801155
067972866
9780394757575
9780912697529
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Level 4.7, 6 Points
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Grouped Work ID 6705fe98-a7de-25e9-004c-d191f3a47e9c
Grouping Title ellen foster
Grouping Author gibbons kaye
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 23:20:07PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-14 23:53:33PM

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Children of alcoholics -- Southern States -- Fiction, Children of alcoholics -- Southern states -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Downloadable audio books, Foster children -- Southern States -- Fiction, Foster children -- Southern states -- Fiction, Girls -- Southern States -- Fiction, Girls zSouthern States -- Fiction, Large type books, Southern States -- Fiction
title_display Ellen Foster : a novel
title_full Ellen Foster, Ellen Foster / Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster / a novel by Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster : a novel / by Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster [electronic resource] / by Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster [sound recording] / Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster [sound recording] / by Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster [text (large print)] / Kaye Gibbons
title_short Ellen Foster :
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