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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.

My Interview with the Washington Post.

I was very excited to talk with the Washington Post about the importance of mixed race stories.  You can read the full interview here.


 


 


 

 



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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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Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow
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Pamela Hey Heidi...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


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