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Author Oyeyemi, Helen, author.

Title Gingerbread [text (large print)] : a novel / Helen Oyeyemi.

Publication Info. [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Large Type Fiction    OYEYEMI,HEL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Large Type Fiction.
Description 384 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print rda
Summary "Perdita Lee may appear to be your average British schoolgirl; Harriet Lee may seem just a working mother trying to penetrate the school social hierarchy; but there are signs that they might not be as normal as they think they are. For one thing, they share a gold-painted, seventh-floor walk-up apartment with some surprisingly verbal vegetation. And then there's the gingerbread they make. Londoners may find themselves able to take or leave it, but it's very popular in Druhástrana, the far-away (or, according to many sources, non-existent) land of Harriet Lee's early youth. The world's truest lover of the Lee family gingerbread, however, is Harriet's charismatic childhood friend Gretel--a figure who seems to have had a hand in everything (good or bad) that has happened to Harriet since they met. Decades later, teenage Perdita's search for her mother's long-lost friend prompts a new telling of Harriet's story. As the book follows the Lees through encounters with jealousy, ambition, family grudges, work, wealth, and real estate, gingerbread seems to be the one thing that reliably holds a constant value"--Back cover.
Subject Family-owned business enterprises -- Fiction.
Gingerbread -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Large type books.
Fantasy fiction.
Added Title Ginger bread
ISBN 9781984882899

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