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Helen Oyeyemi Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Oyeyemi's Book Reviews

Boy, Snow, Bird
This is the story of a beautiful woman who is abused as a child and flees from her father's household as an adult, just to inflict a similar kind of suffering on another child. Boy Novak is the daughter of a rat catcher and cruel, cruel man. Her father has raised her as a single dad and is known to drink on occasion. Drunk or not, Boy has no idea what will set him off. The cruelties of Boy's childhood and young adulthood inspire her to flee from her fath...