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Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories

Authors: Russell, Karen
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC016000, FIC019000, FIC029000
ISBN: 9780307961082, Related ISBNs: 0307947475, 0307957233, 0307961087, 0385367465, 0449013715
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

From the author of the novel Swamplandia!—a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize—comes a magical and uniquely daring collection of stories that showcases the author’s gifts at their inimitable best.

Within these pages, a community of girls held captive in a Japanese silk factory slowly transmute into human silkworms and plot revolution; a group of boys stumble upon a mutilated scarecrow that bears an uncanny resemblance to a missing classmate that they used to torment; a family’s disastrous quest for land in the American West has grave consequences; and in the marvelous title story, two vampires in a sun-drenched lemon grove try to slake their thirst for blood and come to terms with their immortal relationship.


Named a Best Book of the Year by:
The Boston Globe
O, The Oprah Magazine
Huffington Post
The A.V. Club

Washington Post Notable Book
An NPR Great Read of 2013

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