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The Resource Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell

Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell

Label
Swamplandia!
Title
Swamplandia!
Statement of responsibility
by Karen Russell
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline and Swamplandia!, their island home in the Florida Everglades and gator-wrestling theme park, is swiftly being encroached upon by a sophisticated competitor known as The World of Darkness. Ava, a resourceful but terrified twelve-year-old, must manage seventy gators and the vast, inscrutable landscape of her own grief
Summary
The Bigtree children struggle to protect their Florida Everglades alligator-wrestling theme park from a sophisticated competitor after losing their parents
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Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2011
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
377341
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
315 p.
Isbn
9780701186029
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780701186029
Label
Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
315 p.
Isbn
9780701186029
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780701186029

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