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The Stories of Devil-Girl

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
"Devil-Girl" is a storyteller smaller than a stain and larger than life, a mythic figure roaming the globe. Born into Brooklyn housing projects and the nightmares of her immigrant family, she becomes a runaway in the human marketplace of the streets of New York. Accompanied by her sense of outrage and sense of humor, ghosts of the ancestors and her prophetic vision, she mo ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 7th 2008 by Modern History Press
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Annie Fyfe
Jan 17, 2012 Annie Fyfe rated it liked it
I wasn't a huge fan of this book, and I feel that with this book it is a little hit or miss, either you would like it or you wouldn't. I can apprectiate the writting style and I thought the author did a fantastic job with this. However it was a very depressing book and I didn't like some of the chapter/stories topics, although I realize they all need to be in there to make it complete but there were definately some that I liked more than others. Some of it got a little too weird for me but there ...more
Jo Linsdell
Apr 21, 2009 Jo Linsdell rated it liked it
The Stories of Devil-girl tells of a young girls fight to survive. It deals with various types of abuse from her life as a child and that of life on the streets as a young woman.

In an original and powerful mix of poetry and story telling, Anya Achtenberg lays herself bare in this partly autobiographical series of short stories.

An educational eye opener. This moving tale should be used by teachers as a tool. It’s strong message, although full of pain and suffering, is an important one.

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Sherry Lee
Oct 01, 2010 Sherry Lee rated it it was amazing
I've heard Anya read stories from her nouvella and listened to the CD of THE STORIES OF DEVIL-GIRL. An incredible author and teacher. Check out her web site.
Jan 25, 2016 Agdevine rated it liked it
Relevant to contemporary life. Harsh. Deep in expression of consciousness. Disappointing in visual imagery--
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