St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

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Russell, Karen

Book - 2007
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
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In these ten stories, Karen Russell takes us to the ghostly and magical swamps of the Florida Everglades. Here wolflike girls are reformed by nuns, a family makes their living wrestling alligators in a theme park, and little girls sail away on crab shells.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2007
Edition: 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed
ISBN: 9780307276674
0307276678
Branch Call Number: FICTION RUSSELL 2007
Characteristics: 246 p. ;,20 cm

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In these ten stories, Karen Russell takes us to the ghostly and magical swamps of the Florida Everglades. Here wolflike girls are reformed by nuns, a family makes their living wrestling alligators in a theme park, and little girls sail away on crab shells.


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Dec 22, 2014
  • Chapel_Hill_KenMc rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is quite a quirky collection of strange tales. Russell's writing is solid, and her imagination is boundless. If you like George Saunders, you'll probably like Russell.

Jul 12, 2014
  • Cynthia_N rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Oddly touching collection of short stories. Recommended for those who love quirky books!

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