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Author Fridlund, Emily, author.

Title History of wolves : a novel / Emily Fridlund.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017.

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 Byron PL Adult Fiction - BYLY-14  FIC FRI    AVAILABLE
 Coal City PL Adult Fiction - CCBB-2  F FRIDL    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Fiction - DKLY-12  FIC FRI    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  FIC FRI    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Fiction - FPLY-13  FICTION FRIDLUND    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Adult Fiction - GALY-13  FIC FRI    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-7  F FR    AVAILABLE
 Hanover Twp Lib Stacks - HNLY-13  F FRI    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Fiction - HRLY-11  FIC FRI    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description 279 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "So delicately calibrated and precisely beautiful that one might not immediately sense the sledgehammer of pain building inside this book. And I mean that in the best way. What powerful tension and depth this provides!"-Aimee Bender. Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in the beautiful, austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune stands as a last vestige of a lost counter-culture world. Isolated at home and an outlander at school, Linda is drawn to the enigmatic, attractive Lily and new history teacher Mr. Grierson. When Mr. Grierson is charged with possessing child pornography, the implications of his arrest deeply affect Linda as she wrestles with her own fledgling desires and craving to belong. And then the young Gardner family moves in across the lake and Linda finds herself welcomed into their home as a babysitter for their little boy, Paul. It seems that her life finally has purpose but with this new sense of belonging she is also drawn into secrets she doesn't understand. Over the course of a few days, Linda makes a set of choices that reverberate throughout her life. As she struggles to find a way out of the sequestered world into which she was born, Linda confronts the life-and-death consequences of the things people do-and fail to do-for the people they love. Winner of the McGinnis-Ritchie award for its first chapter, Emily Fridlund's propulsive and gorgeously written History of Wolves introduces a new writer of enormous range and talent"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Teenage girls -- Fiction.
Belonging (Social psychology) -- Fiction.
Choice (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Secrecy -- Fiction.
Christian Scientists -- Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
Belonging (Social psychology) (OCoLC)fst01764316
Choice (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst00858327
Christian Scientists. (OCoLC)fst00858892
Secrecy. (OCoLC)fst01110644
Teenage girls. (OCoLC)fst01145412
Minnesota -- Fiction.
Minnesota. (OCoLC)fst01204560
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Psychological fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726481
ISBN 9780802125873 (hardback)
0802125875 (hardback)

 
    
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