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St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves


by Karen Russell

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

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This a very beautiful book,
I love this book. It is really great. I will always read this book. It inspires me to write my own book.

I have mixed feelings about Russell's collection. "Weird" might be a better word than "unique," and at times I felt like she was being weird for weirdness sake. Don't get me wrong--weird can be great, but I like it to have some meaning or purpose. The title story didn't do much for me, but I loved "Children's Reminiscences of Westward Expansion." (If you want to know what I mean by weird, this one begins with the dad, who happens to be a minotaur, hitching himself to the pioneer wagon.) But she does write beautifully. In the story mentioned above, the descriptions of the prairie are astounding.
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