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In spare free verse laced with unforgettable images Viola’s strikingly original voice sings out the story of her family's journey from war torn Sudan to Cairo and finally to Portland Maine Here in the sometimes too close embrace of the local Southern Sudanese Community she dreams of South Sudan while she tries to navigate the strange world of America a world where a girl can wear a short skirt get a tattoo or even date a boy a world that puts her into sharp conflict with her traditional mother who like Viola is struggling to braid together the strands of a displaced lifeTerry Farish's haunting novel is not only a riveting story of escape and survival but the universal tale of a young immigrant's struggle to build a life on the cusp of two cultures

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