WGBH Forum Network; Icarus Girl, The
The Icarus Girl Helen Oyeyemi, writer, student, Cambridge University Jess Harrison is eight years old. Believing that a change from her English environment might be the perfect antidote to Jess's alarming mood swings, her parents whisk her off to Nigeria for the first time where she meets her mother's family, including her formidable grandfather, and TillyTilly, a mysterious little girl her own age. A story of twins and ghosts, of a little girl growing up between cultures and colors, The Icarus Girl heralds the arrival of a remarkable new talent.
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THE ICARUS GIRL HELEN OYEYEMI, WRITER, STUDENT, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
JESS HARRISON IS EIGHT YEARS OLD. BELIEVING THAT A CHANGE FROM HER ENGLISH ENVIRONMENT MIGHT BE THE PERFECT ANTIDOTE TO JESS'S ALARMING MOOD SWINGS, HER PARENTS WHISK HER OFF TO NIGERIA FOR THE FIRST TIME WHERE SHE MEETS HER MOTHER'S FAMILY, INCLUDING HER FORMIDABLE GRANDFATHER, AND TILLYTILLY, A MYSTERIOUS LITTLE GIRL HER OWN AGE. A STORY OF TWINS AND GHOSTS, OF A LITTLE GIRL GROWING UP BETWEEN CULTURES AND COLORS, THE ICARUS GIRL HERALDS THE ARRIVAL OF A REMARKABLE NEW TALENT.
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