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Plants Don't Drink Coffee, Elorriaga, Unai

Plants Don't Drink Coffee

Authors: Elorriaga, Unai
Publisher: Steerforth Press
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000, FIC019000
ISBN: 9781935744139, Related ISBNs: 0977857689, 1935744135, 9780977857685, 9781935744139
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 200
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Four stories narrated from four different perspectives crisscross throughout this poignant and playful novel. Young Tomas – who wants above all else to be intelligent – embarks upon a dizzying search for a rare blue dragonfly, of which he believes there are only nine or ten in the world (and therefore probably only two or three in his town). Drawing us into the channels of his mercurial mind, skipping through misadventures and stumbling upon a host of small wonders, we are introduced to three generations of his motley family tree and accompany them on their odd quests. From the moonlit creation of a rugby field on a golf course, to the unearthing of the escapades of his anarchist grandfather, a celebrated carpenter, the medley of tales flips on their heads standard assumptions about age, wisdom, sensibility, and truth, inviting us to open our eyes to the bounty of tiny marvels that make up our world.

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