Dead birds

a Jimmy Jenner mystery
  • 202 Pages
  • 1.63 MB
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  • English
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Penguin Books , New York, NY
StatementJohn Milne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.I3787 D4 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2391330M
ISBN 10014009704X
LC Control Number87020714
OCLC/WorldCa16579832

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The plot is built around a series of dead birds--birds inadvertently killed by the main character, a young woman of mixed heritage (Korean and African American) named Ava Sing Lo.

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The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Brandeis, Gayle. The Book of Dead Birds. HarperCollins e- books, Kindle Edition.

Ava Sing Lo has been killing her mother’s birds by accident ever since she was a young child. The Book of Dead Birds Toni Morrison Winner of Barbara Kingsolver’s Bellwether Prize, an award in support of a literature of social responsibility, The Book of Dead Birds is an intimate portrait of a young woman at a defining moment in her life, who stands at the intersection of two cultures and races.

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The Book of Dead Birds: A Novel by Gayle Brandeis About the Book Ava Sing Lo has been accidentally killing her mother's birds since she was a little girl. Now in her twenties, Ava leaves her native San Diego for the Salton Sea, where she volunteers to help environmental activists save thousands of birds.

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Dreaming about being a bird. If you dreamed about being a bird with wings and maybe flying, such a dream might indicate trying to get away from some problems and difficulties you currently have in life.

This dream is a message to confront your problems and deal with them. The natural world plays a big part in The Book of Dead Birds. Were you surprised by the harsh landscapes of Korea and southern California, and is there beauty, after all, in these places.

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Get this from a library. The book of dead birds: a novel. [Gayle Brandeis] -- Having accidentally killed her mother's birds throughout her childhood, Ava Sing Lo volunteers to help rescue poisoned birds, while Helen, Ava's mother, remembers the time she was forced into.

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The "something" that is ending in ones life can be a number of things, from a relationship that is coming to an end to a bad habit that is ready to be broken. Similar to the death tarot card, a dead bird is a symbol of a fresh start from an end and not simply an end.

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William Pike comes into possession of a powerful key and becomes the target of an evil industrialist. When he learns the key may solve the mystery behind his father's death, he embarks on a journey into the farthest reaches of Alaska in search of the truth.Robert Gardner’s classic Dead Birds is one of the most highly acclaimed and controversial documentary films ever made.

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