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St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

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by Karen Russell

St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
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    Sep 2006, 256 pages
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    Aug 2007, 256 pages

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How does Russel feel to be listed as one of 25 Under 25 to Watch in New York Magazine?
"I am just bursting with joy and gratitude, of the slack-jawed, awestruck variety. This book is a miracle to me—it’s a miracle that it has an ISBN number and a cover, that it exists as a book at all when for so long it was just an ungainly word file on my computer. At this time last year, I would have been happy to place a story with The Journal of Spotted Dogs. To have found a home for the collection, it’s the great miracle of my life to date. My dream really did come true, which I think is a rare and wonderful thing to get to say ..... When I was at the New York magazine photo shoot, I was sitting next to fourteen year olds who had starred in ...

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