new... join our adult level Book Club! This month we will be discussing the
book, "Swamplandia" by Karen Russell.|
celebrated twenty-nine-year-old author of the everywhere-heralded short-story
collection St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves (“How I wish
these were my own words, instead of the breakneck demon writer Karen Russell’s
. . . Run for your life. This girl is on fire”—Los Angeles Times Book Review)
comes a blazingly original debut novel that takes us back to the swamps of the
Florida Everglades, and introduces us to Ava Bigtree, an unforgettable young
Against a backdrop of hauntingly fecund plant life animated
by ancient lizards and lawless hungers, Karen Russell has written an utterly
singular novel about a family’s struggle to stay afloat in a world that is
inexorably sinking. An arrestingly beautiful and inventive work from a vibrant
new voice in fiction.
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