If I Could Fly (Paperback)

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Featuring characters from Cofer''s bestselling short story collection "An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio," this novel follows 15-year-old Doris, who finds refuge from her problems by taking care of pigeons on her apartment building''s roof.


Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Mfg Part# 9780374335175
SKU 217116459
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0374335176
Release Date 5/24/2011
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.75L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Annotation Complex family relationships and notions of identity are thoughtfully explored in this young adult coming-of-age novel. When her mother, a troubled singer, returns home to Puerto Rico, abandoning 15-year-old Doris to her absentee musician father, the girl turns to roof-top pigeons for solace. The daughter of Puerto Rican parents growing up in New Jersey, Doris isn't sure where she fits in, and struggles at every turn. Neighborhood violence and dropping grades complicate Doris's life and she soon must learn to make a place for herself in a confusing world.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 12
Number of Pages 0195
Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux
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