Nobody's girl: a novel

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Scribner, Feb 9, 1998 - Fiction - 285 pages
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Teacher Birdy Stone considers her time in Pinetop, New Mexico, an adventure as each night she gets high with her best friend, Jesus, until a widow asks her to edit her memoir, and Birdy is drawn into her mysterious world and embarks on a love affair with her son, who happens to be one of her students. 15,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The disillusioning ``education'' of a high-school English teacher takes center stage in this only moderately interesting melodrama from Nelson, the New Mexicobased author of three story collections ... Read full review

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User Review  - CatieN - LibraryThing

Birdy Stone is a 30-year-old Chicago transplant teaching English at Pinetop High School in Pinetop, New Mexico. Her best friend is Jesus, another teacher who is gay, and they do a lot of partying ... Read full review


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Antonya Nelson teaches creative writing at the University of Houston, and is the award-winning author of three novels and four short story collections. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, and The Best American Short Stories. She divides her time among Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico.

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