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Chosen by Barbara Kingsolver for the Bellwether Prize for Literature of Social Change, The Girl Who Fell From the Sky (Algonquin Books), is one of the Washington Post's Best Novels of 2010 and a Top 10 Book 2010 of The Oregonian.


I won! Thanks to all of you. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky leads the Oyster Books Yearbook as Most Popular! Can you believe it? This is what Oyster said:




"The Girl Who Fell From the Sky has been the Seabiscuit/Airbud/Erin Brockovich of Oyster this year. Up against classic favorites like The Giver and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, this book still came out on top. This PEN/Bellwether Prize wi...

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“A woman made of parts is a dangerous thing. You never know when she'll throw away a piece you may need.”
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“If there’s no one else to tell another side - the only story that can be told is the story that becomes true. (p. 173)”
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“The bottle is where everything sad or mean or confusing can go. And the blues--it's like that bottle. But in the bottle there's a seed that you let grow. Even in the bottle it can grow big and green. It's full of all those feelings that are in there, but beautiful and growing too.”
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