Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

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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.

 

About Kaye Gibbons

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Kaye Gibbons is the author of four previous novels: "El Kaye Gibbons is the author of four previous novels: "Ellen Foster, A Virtuous Woman, A Cure for Dreams, " and "Charlen Foster, A Virtuous Woman, A Cure for Dreams, " and "Charms for the Easy Life." She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina,ms for the Easy Life." She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and five children. with her husband and five children.
 
Published October 17, 2012 by Algonquin Books. 146 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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