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Author Durrow, Heidi W., 1969-
Title The girl who fell from the sky : a novel / by Heidi W. Durrow.
Published Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2010.
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 Learning Commons Bestsellers  PS3604.U757 G57 2010    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 264 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary 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.
Subject Racially mixed children -- Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Intergenerational relations -- Fiction.
ISBN 1565126807
OCLC number 303099540