St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves (Prebound)

By Karen Russell

Perfection Learning, 9781627655781, 246pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/17/2010)
Paperback (8/14/2007)
Hardcover (9/5/2006)
Paperback (8/1/2008)

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Description

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.


About the Author

Karen Russell, a native of Miami, has been featured in both "The New Yorker's" debut fiction issue and "New York" magazine's list of twenty-five people to watch under the age of twenty-six. She is a graduate of the Columbia MFA program and is the 2005 recipient of the Transatlantic Review/Henfield Foundation Award; her fiction has recently appeared in "Conjunctions," "Granta," "Zoetrope," "Oxford American," and "The New Yorker." Twenty-five years old, she lives in New York City.