Birds of Paradise

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Birds of Paradise

By Diana Abu-Jaber

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410445070, 611pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2012

At thirteen, Felice Muir ranaway from home to punish herself for some horrible thing she had done leaving ahole in the hearts of her pastry-chef mother, her real estate attorney father, and her foodie-entrepreneurial brother. After five years of scrounging forfood, drugs, and shelter on Miami Beach, Felice is now turning eighteen, andshe and the family she left behind must reckon with the consequences of heractions and make life-affirming choices about what matters to them most, nowand in the future.

About the Author
Diana Abu-Jaber is the award-winning author of four novels, including Crescent, and a previous memoir, The Language of Baklava. She and her family divide time between Miami, Florida, and Portland, Oregon.