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St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves (Reprint) (Paperback) (Karen Russell)
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A San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago TribuneBest Book of the YearIn these ten glittering stories, debut author Karen Russell takes us to the ghostly and magical swamps of the Florida Everglades. Here wolf-like girls are reformed by nuns, a family makes their living wrestling alligators in a theme park, and little girls sail away on crab shells. Filled with stunning inventiveness and heart, St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolvesintroduces a radiant new writer.
A debut anthology of short stories, set against the backdrop of the Florida Everglades, features original tales, including "Haunting Olivia," "Z.Z.'s Sleepaway Camp for Disordered Dreamers," "Out to Sea," and the title story, about fifteen young girls who had been raised by wolves and who are painstakingly re-educated by nuns. A first collection. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Stages of Life
Series Title: Vintage Contemporaries
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Karen Russell
Street Date: August 14, 2007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-4625
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