St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
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 - CB - Goodreads
I love Russell's quirky sense of writing but actually feel she's better in small doses like short stories (one of these stories turned into Swamplandia! which I loved...to a point). She's smart and sharp and just my brand of bizarro. Read full review
Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by WolvesUser Review - Frances - Goodreads
This book of short stories is bizarre, hilarious, and completely original. I loved every moment of it and am looking forward to letting a year or two pass before reading it again. The language and ... Read full review
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