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Prince Rupert Library Muna (Text) 33294002078053 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Checked out 2020-12-10

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  • ISBN: 9781250043948
  • ISBN: 1250043948
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    310 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "In the idyllic hill country of Sri Lanka, a young girl grows up with her loving family; but even in the midst of this paradise, terror lurks in the shadows. When tragedy strikes, she and her mother must seek safety by immigrating to America. There the girl reinvents herself as an American teenager to survive, with the help of her cousin; but even as she assimilates and thrives, the secrets and scars of her past follow her into adulthood. In this new country of freedom, everything she has built begins to crumble around her, and her hold on reality becomes more and more tenuous. When the past and the present collide, she sees only one terrible choice. From Nayomi Munaweera, the award-winning author of Island of a Thousand Mirrors, comes the confession of a woman, driven by the demons of her past to commit a single and possibly unforgivable crime"--
Subject: Immigrants -- United States -- Fiction
Secrecy -- Fiction
Sri Lanka -- Fiction
United States -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans.
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