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New York Public Library - New York City, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 40° 45.176 W 073° 58.896
18T E 585968 N 4511829
Quick Description: The main character in the novel The Camel Bookmobile visits the main branch of the NYC public library as a teenager.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/16/2014 9:05:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMMNZE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
In the 9th chapter of Masha Hamilton's novel, The Camel Bookmobile, the main character reflects upon her childhood and her mother's use of the term "starvin' Biafrans" to downplay her children's whining. The only problem is that the children didn't know what starvin' Biafrans were. When the main character, Fi Sweeney, is in high school, she finally learns about Biafrans and does additional research here at the main library in Manhattan.
Short Description: see above

Book Title: The Camel Bookmobile

First Year Published: 2007

Author's Name: Masha Hamilton

Name of Waymarked Item: New York Public Library Main Branch

Location of Item: Manhattan, NYC

More Information:
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Admission Price?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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