SWAMPLANDIA!

By Karen Russell
VintageJuly 2011
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Trade Paperback416 pages, $14.95, ISBN: 978-0-307-27668-1
Subject: Family / Comin of Age / Adventure

"Absolutely irresistible. . . . A suspenseful, deeply haunted book. . . . A marvel." —The New York Times


"[Russell] has thrown the whole circus of her heart onto the page, safety nets be damned. . . . Russell has deep and true talent."
—San Francisco Chronicle


"Vividly worded, exuberant in characterization, the novel is a wild ride. . . . This family, wrestling with their desires and demons . . . will lodge in the memories of anyone lucky enough to read Swamplandia!" —The New York Times Book Review

"The bewitching Swamplandia! is a tremendous achievement."
—Entertainment Weekly

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