St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves (Google eBook)
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.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by WolvesUser Review - Melissa Luna - Goodreads
Karen Russell entices you, with her expert command of the language, into a very dark, imaginative world. A world that rings true - like a parable, and all the children are doomed. While it was compelling enough to devour in two days, I found it unbearably depressing. Read full review
Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by WolvesUser Review - Ryan - Goodreads
This might seem like an odd complaint about a book that features werewolves, minotaurs, narcoleptics, alligators, avalanches, and adults-only pleasure skating, but this short story collection suffers ... Read full review
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