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Girls burn brighter

Author: Shobha Rao
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Flatiron Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, for readers of Rupi Kaur, about the extraordinary bond between two girls driven apart by circumstances but relentless in their search for one another. Poornima and Savitha have three strikes against them. They are poor. They are driven. And they are girls. When Poornima was just a toddler, she was about to fall into a river. Her mother, beside herself,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New titles added
Domestic fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shobha Rao
ISBN: 9781250074256 1250074258 9780349006833 0349006830
OCLC Number: 1005782720
Notes: "March 2018"--Title page verso.
Description: 307 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Shobha Rao.

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A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America about the extraordinary bond between two girls driven apart by circumstances but relentless in their search for one another.  Read more...
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Elegant and eloquent . . . this emotionally devastating story is at times almost too harrowing to read -- Eithne Farry * Mail on Sunday * Rao evokes the landscape of poverty with great skill . . . Read more...

 
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