By Janet Fitch
Astrid is the one baby of a unmarried mom, Ingrid, a super, obsessed poet who wields her luminous good looks to intimidate and manage males. Astrid worships her mom and cherishes their inner most global choked with ritual and secret - yet their idyll is shattered while Astrid's mom falls aside over a lover. Deranged via rejection, Ingrid murders the guy, and is sentenced to lifestyles in legal. White Oleander is the unforgettable tale of Astrid's trip via a sequence of foster houses and her efforts to discover a spot for herself in very unlikely conditions. each one house is its personal universe, with a brand new set of legislation and classes to be discovered. With choice and humor, Astrid confronts the demanding situations of loneliness and poverty, and strives to profit who a motherless baby in an detached international can turn into.
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