When women were dragons : a novel
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New York : Doubleday, [2022].
ISBN
9780385548229, 0385548222
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Published
New York : Doubleday, [2022].
Format
Book
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340 pages ; 25 cm
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English
ISBN
9780385548229, 0385548222

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"Alex Green is a young girl in a world much like ours. But this version of 1950's America is characterized by a significant event: The Mass Dragoning of 1955, when hundreds of thousands of ordinary wives and mothers sprouted wings, scales and talons, left a trail of fiery destruction in their path, and took to the skies. Was it their choice? What will become of those left behind? Why did Alex's beloved Aunt Marla transform but her mother did not? Alex doesn't know. It's taboo to speak of. Forced into silence, Alex nevertheless must face the consequences of this disturbing event: a mother more protective than ever; a father growing increasingly distant; the upsetting insistence that her aunt never even existed; and helping to raise a beloved younger girl obsessed with dragons far beyond propriety. In this timely and timeless speculative novel, award-winning author Kelly Barnhill boldly explores rage, memory, and the forced limitations of girlhood. When Women Were Dragons exposes a world that wants to keep women small-their lives and their prospects-and examines what happens when they rise en masse and take up the space they deserve"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, K. R. (2022). When women were dragons: a novel . Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, Kelly Regan. 2022. When Women Were Dragons: A Novel. Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, Kelly Regan. When Women Were Dragons: A Novel Doubleday, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, Kelly Regan. When Women Were Dragons: A Novel Doubleday, 2022.

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