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Ellen Foster

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Ellen Foster

Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism. "The honesty of thought and eye and feeling and word!"--Eudora Welty; "A lovely, breathtaking, sometimes heart-wrenching first novel."--Walker Percy. A LITERARY GUILD SELECTION.

Ellen Foster
by Kaye Gibbons

  • Publication Date: January 12, 1987
  • Hardcover: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Algonquin Books
  • ISBN-10: 1565122054
  • ISBN-13: 9781565122055