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Thirteen Shells (Paperback) (Nadia Bozak)

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Spanning the late 1970s to the late 1980s, Nadia Bozak’s thirteen stories are narrated from the perspective of Shell, the only child of bohemian artisans determined to live off their handicrafts and uphold a left-wing lifestyle. At the age of five, Shell’s world is transformed when the family moves into a new house, where she grows up. Over time, she gradually trades her unconventional upbringing for junk food, rock music, and boys. All the while, Shell quietly watches her parents’ loveless marriage fall apart and learns to survive divorce, weight gain, heartache, and first love.

A funny, sensitive portrayal of the innocence and uncertainty of childhood and adolescence, Thirteen Shells is a true-to-life collection that is as unforgettable as it is poignant.
Number of Pages: 307
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Nadia Bozak
Language: English
Street Date: January 10, 2017
TCIN: 51650885
UPC: 9781770899872
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-8474
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