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Kaye Gibbons Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Gibbons's Book Reviews

Ellen Foster
Ellen Foster is a young girl seeking identity through family and home. The novel opens with a flash forward to the end where Ellen is at peace, has a bed, and is well fed. The story then moves back to the beginning where Ellen decides to flee an abusive father. Her first attempts are temporary including overnight at a friends house and a weekend with an aunt that sends her back home. When the abuse continues, Ellen stays with one of her teachers. ...