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Blu's hanging

Author: Lois-Ann Yamanaka
Publisher: New York : Bard, 1998, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The bittersweet story of the Ogatas, a ragtag family of orphans in Hawaii reeling from the death of their mother. Ivah, 12, the big "sista" takes on the role, looking after a brother, a sister and Poppy, a school janitor who works nights and who blames the children for his wife's death. The drama comes when Ivah realizes she must leave them if she is to become someone.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois-Ann Yamanaka
ISBN: 0380731398 9780380731398 0374114994 9780374114992
OCLC Number: 39481682
Notes: "An Avon book."
Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Lois-Ann Yamanaka.

Abstract:

The bittersweet story of the Ogatas, a ragtag family of orphans in Hawaii reeling from the death of their mother. Ivah, 12, the big "sista" takes on the role, looking after a brother, a sister and Poppy, a school janitor who works nights and who blames the children for his wife's death. The drama comes when Ivah realizes she must leave them if she is to become someone.
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