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An Indie Next Pick for MarchAn Amazon Editors’ Top Picks for the Best Books of MarchGripping, painful, but ultimately hopeful, Aquarium is a coming-of-age story that explores the limits of love and forgiveness. Vann submerges you so deeply in Caitlin’s world, you’ll be gasping for breath when you finally surface. A.”Entertainment WeeklyA novel, but it’s also an art object. Scattered throughout its glossy pages are beautiful photographs of rare fish; it is as much a pleasure to see and hold as it is to read...Vann’s provocative prose is filled with a sense of wonder and beauty, even when the lives he describes are tragic.”Los Angeles TimesFrom internationally bestselling New York Times notable author, David Vann, a novel that takes us into the heart of a brave young girl whose longing for love and capacity for forgiveness transforms the damaged people around her. Relentless and heartbreaking, primal and redemptive, and produced in a beautiful four color illustrated edition,Aquarium is a transporting story from one of the best American writers of our time.Much like the waters of the Seattle tourist attraction at its heart, David Vann’s new novel,Aquarium, virtually bends light, plunging the reader into the relentless darkness of tormented souls in a splintered family.”Seattle TimesElegantly written and fiercely imagined...physically, this book is so gorgeous it enhanced my reading experience...no electronic reader could provide this tactile and visual experience.”Chicago Tribune
Number of Pages: 266
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Author: David Vann
Street Date: January 12, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-6414
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