She Who Was King

by Wendy Lozano

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Written in English
Published: Pages: 384 Downloads: 676
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  • Nonfiction - General
The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10683330M
ISBN 100345286383
ISBN 109780345286383
OCLC/WorldCa15214331

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Moore is a Liberian-American author who moved to the U.S. at age five after escaping civil war in her hometown of Monrovia. Lost for weeks in the forest, Moore credits her father with keeping her and her siblings sheltered from the atrocities of war by making up stories about their.

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