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Oyeyemi, Helen.

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "From the prizewinning author of Mr. Fox, the Snow White fairy tale brilliantly recast as a story of family secrets, race, beauty, and vanity. In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty-the opposite of the life she's left behind in New York. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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Oyeyemi, Helen.

Summary: In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty-- the opposite of the life she's left behind in New York. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter, Snow Whitman. A wicked stepmother is a creature Boy never imagined she'd become, but the birth of Boy's daughter, Bird, who is dark-skinned,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OYE

Oyeyemi, Helen.

Summary: From a prizewinning young writer, a brilliant and inventive story of love, lies, and inspiration. Fairy-tale romances end with a wedding, and the fairy tales don't get complicated. In this book, the celebrated writer Mr. Fox can't stop himself from killing off the heroines of his novels, and neither can his wife, Daphne. It's not until Mary, his muse, comes to life and transforms him from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA, Inc. 2011

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Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: "A collection of intertwined stories built around the idea of keys, literal and metaphorical"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC OYE

Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: The stories collected here are linked by more than the exquisitely winding prose of their creator: Helen Oyeyemi's ensemble cast of characters slip from the pages of their own stories only to surface in another. The reader is invited into a world of lost libraries and locked gardens, of marshlands where the drowned dead live and a city where all the clocks have stopped; students hone their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: "The prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and inventive novel. Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale of a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe. Perdita Lee may appear to be your...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oyeyemi 2019

Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: There's something strange about the Silver family house in the closed-off town of Dover, England. Grand and cavernous with hidden passages and buried secrets, it's been home to four generations of Silver women--Anna, Jennifer, Lily, and now Miranda, who has lived in the house with her twin brother, Eliot, ever since their father converted it to a bed-and-breakfast. The Silver women have always...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

Oyeyemi, Helen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

Oyeyemi, Helen.

Summary: Fairy-tale romances end with a wedding, and the fairy tales don't get complicated. In this book, the celebrated writer Mr. Fox can't stop himself from killing off the heroines of his novels, and neither can his wife, Daphne. It's not until Mary, his muse, comes to life and transforms him from author into subject that his story begins to unfold differently.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE