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Oksana, Behave! A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0525511873

ISBN-13: 9780525511878

Edition: 2019

Authors: Maria Kuznetsova

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An irresistible debut novel, a coming-of-age both fun and poignant, that follows a Russian American girl's bumpy path to adulthood, as all the while she longs for a homeland she never knew. Oksana, Behave! follows a young Russian American woman as she grows from a trouble-making but warm-hearted eight-year-old who wants to be good into a married woman on the threshold of becoming a mother. When her family begins their new American life in Florida, her father, a former Math Olympiad champion of Russia, delivers pizzas to make ends meet and her depressed mother sits home all day worrying. Oksana's feisty grandmother loves getting whistled at--though she's unaware, as mortified Oksana knows,…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/19/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Maria Kuznetsova was born in Kiev, Ukraine and moved to the United States as a child. She has a BA from Duke University and recently received an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her work has received a Special Mention in the 2016 Pushcart Prize Anthology and appears or is forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, The Normal School, The Iowa Review, Indiana Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Iowa City with her husband and cat.