Boy, Snow, Bird Summary
Helen Oyeyemi

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Boy, Snow, Bird Summary

The action of “Boy, Snow, Bird” begins in New York City in the mid-1950’s. Narrator Boy Novak describes both the desperation-triggering circumstances in which she’s raised at the hands of a violently abusive father, and her flight from both the city and her family of origin to Flax Hill, a small conservative town removed from her other life by several miles, several states, and several different moral values and...

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