Swamplandia!

Product Number: EB00170935
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307595447
Publisher: Vintage
Please log in to view pricing

Description

Thirteen-year-old Ava Bigtree has lived her entire life at Swamplandia!, her family's island home and gator-wrestling theme park in the Florida Everglades. But when illness fells Ava's mother, the park's indomitable headliner, the family is plunged into chaos; her father withdraws, her sister falls in love with a spooky character known as the Dredgeman, and her brilliant big brother, Kiwi, defects to a rival park called The World of Darkness. As Ava sets out on a mission through the magical swamps to save them all, we are drawn into a lush and bravely imagined debut that takes us to the shimmering edge of reality.

x-large
Author(s): Karen Russell
Awards:2012-Fiction-Shortlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal
Original Publish Date: Feb 01, 2011

All formats/editions

eAudio
x-large
Author(s): Karen Russell
Product Number Z100010711
Released: Feb 01, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780307748904

Sign up for our email newsletter