11—Birds of Paradise by Diana Abu-Jabar

W.W. Norton Company, 2011

As a 13 year old, Felice runs away from home and over the next 5 years has limited contact with her parents. This is her story and that of her mother, father, and brother and how they deal with her absence. The story takes place in southern Florida, in and around Miami.

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