Karen Russell - Swamplandia!

Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Karen Russell talks about Swamplandia! ($24.95). The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline, and Swamplandia!, its island home and gator-wrestling theme park, is swiftly being encroached upon by a competitor. To save her family, Ava must journey on her own to a perilous part of the swamp called the Underworld. Russell is the author of St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves.

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94111 San Francisco
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ISBN: 9780307263995
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 1st, 2011

From the celebrated twenty-nine-year-old author of the everywhere-heralded short-story collection "St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves" ( How I wish these were my own words, instead of the breakneck demon writer Karen Russell's . . . Run for your life.