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White Oleander (1999) [Novel]
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Astrid is the only child of a single mother, Ingrid, a brillant, obsessed poet who wields her luminous beauty to intimidate and manipulate men. Astrid worships her mother and cherishes their private world full of ritual and mystery - but their idyll is shattered when Astrid's mother falls apart over a lover. Deranged by rejection, Ingrid murders the man, and is sentenced to life in prison.

White Oleander is the unforgettable story of Astrid's journey through a series of foster homes and her efforts to find a place for herself an impossible circumstances. Each home is its own universe, with a new set of laws and lessons to be learned. With determination and humor, Astrid confronts the challenges of loneliness and poverty, and strives to learn who a motherless child in a an indifferent world can become.

Original title: White Oleander
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction


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White Oleander (1999)
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Language: English

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White Oleander (2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
ISBN: 0316182540
Pages: 496

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White Oleander (1999)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
ISBN: 0316285269
Pages: 390

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