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The Resource Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell, (text large print)

Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell, (text large print)

Label
Swamplandia!
Title
Swamplandia!
Statement of responsibility
by Karen Russell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This blazingly original debut novel takes us to the swamps of the Florida Everglades to meet Ava Bigtree, an unforgettable young heroine. The Bigtree alligator-wrestling dynasty is in decline, overtaken by a sophisticated competitor. As her family members variously die, disappear, depart and defect, Ava, a resourceful but terrified thirteen, is left to manage ninety-eight gators and the vast, inscrutable landscape of her own grief. (Bestseller)
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Summary
The Bigtree children struggle to protect their Florida Everglades alligator-wrestling theme park from a sophisticated competitor after losing their parents
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Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2011
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2011.
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377341
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Target audience
adult
Label
Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
707628341
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
607 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410438416
Lccn
2011011215
System control number
(OCoLC)707628341
Label
Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell, (text large print)
Publication
Control code
707628341
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
607 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410438416
Lccn
2011011215
System control number
(OCoLC)707628341

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