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White oleander: a novel

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A New York Times Bestseller Astrid is the only child of a single mother, Ingrid, a brilliant, obsessed poet. Astrid worships her mother and cherishes their private world full of ritual and mystery -- but their idyll is shattered when Ingrid falls apart over a lover. Deranged by rejection, she murders the man, and is sentenced to life in prison. White Oleander is the unforgettable story of Astrid's journey through a series of foster homes and her efforts to find a place herself in impossible circumstances. Each home is its own universe, with a new set of laws and lessons to be learned. With determination and humor, Astrid confronts the challenges of loneliness and poverty, and strives to learn who a motherless child in an indifferent world can become.
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full_title white oleander
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lastUpdate 2018-03-17 23:23:46PM

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auth_author2 Bresnahan, Alyssa.
author Janet Fitch
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display_description A Los Angeles girl whose mother goes to jail is taken in hand by the city's foster-care program and the novel describes her experience in a series of homes, each a new adventure. A first novel.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Foster children -- Fiction, Large type books, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Women murderers -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
title_display White oleander : a novel
title_full White Oleander, White oleander : a novel / by Janet Fitch, White oleander [sound recording] / by Janet Fitch, an unabridged perfomance by Alyssa Bresnahan, White oleander [text (large print)] : a novel / Janet Fitch
title_short White oleander :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Foster children, Large type books, Literature, Mothers and daughters, Women murderers, Young women