Friday, October 10, 2014

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

In 1953, Boy Novak leaves her life in New York City and moves to a small town in Massachusetts. She marries a widower and becomes stepmother to his daughter: Snow Whitman. But the birth of her daughter, Bird, reveals that the Whitmans are actually a family of African Americans passing for white.

Readers who enjoyed this book also enjoyed: All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu, Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill, and The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld.

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