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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 wrote this piece for the Huffington Post last week in a moment of trying to find the bright side of this regime change in American politics.  Let me know what you think!


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Obama And The Future Of Mixed-Race And Multiracial America

It is fitting that President Obama would bookend his official press conferences with an unscripted comment and nod to his mixed-race heritage.



Obama had originally camp...

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

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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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“I'm not the color of my skin. I'm a story. One with a past and a future unwritten.”
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“I'm not the color of my skin. I'm a story. One with a past and a future unwritten.”
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37952 Q&A with Heidi Durrow author of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky — 37 members — last activity Oct 22, 2010 10:16AM
Debut novelist Heidi Durrow answers your questions and responds to your posts about her novel, The Girl Who Fell From the Sky (Algonquin Books) which ...more
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Precious Williams welcomes all Goodreads members to join her Goodreads reading group and post questions and comments about her forthcoming memoir, PRE ...more
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