St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves: Stories
A San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year
In 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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Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by WolvesUser Review - Amanda - Goodreads
I'll be the first to sing Russell's praises in terms of her writing. It's immensely evident that she is a word wonder, and can spin a marvelous sentence like the best of them. Her figurative language ... Read full review
Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by WolvesUser Review - Kristin - Goodreads
I always enjoy Karen Russell's stories, but this is the first time I've read one of her collections all the way through. Of the 10 stories, I had read (and loved) the titular St. Lucy's Home... before ... Read full review