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St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves - Karen Russell
St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
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A San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune Best 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... show more
A San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune Best 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 Wolves introduces a radiant new writer.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307276674 (0307276678)
ASIN: 307276678
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
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Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it
4.5 St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
Karen Russell is one of the most talented and creative short story writers I’ve ever had the pleasure of reading. The title story of this collection is one of my favorite short stories ever, and the rest of the collection does not disappoint. In these quirky magical realism tales, boys frantically...
wjmcomposer
wjmcomposer rated it
4.0 St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
To be reviewed in 2015.
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
Let me say straight out that I love Karen Russell’s use of language and her knack for creating these magical tales. St Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves is full of inventive and fun stories. Whether her characters are wrestling alligators or navigating giant conch shells or awkwardly watching w...
bibliokay
bibliokay rated it
5.0 St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
I have a poor memory and the loss of so many moments has haunted me as an adult. I have a child's impression of my great-grandfather, but I couldn't pinpoint a single memory of him, not a single conversation or Christmas, not even his funeral. I can tell you things about my high school, but not a si...
Raging Biblioholism
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5.0 St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
This seems to be a slightly unpopular opinion, I'm discovering - but I adore Karen Russell's work. I had some issues with [b:Swamplandia!|11252905|Swamplandia!|Karen Russell|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327933638s/11252905.jpg|13438215] but that book has stuck with me far longer than it had any ri...
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