Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories

By: Russell, Karen

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Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. Autographed copy sticker on front of dust jacket. From the author of the New York Times best seller Swamplandia, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, a magical new collection of stories that showcases Karen Russell's gifts at their inimitable best. A dejected teenager discovers that the universe is communicating with him through talismanic objects left behind in a seagull's nest. A community of girls held captive in a silk factory slowly transmute into human silkworms, spinning delicate threads from their own bellies, and escape by seizing the means of production for their own revolutionary ends. A massage therapist discovers she has the power to heal by manipulating the tattoos on a war veteran's lower torso. When a group of boys stumble upon a mutilated scarecrow bearing an uncanny resemblance to the missing classmate they used to torment, an ordinary tale of high school bullying becomes a sinister fantasy of guilt and atonement. In a family's disastrous quest for land in the American West, the monster is the human hunger for acquisition, and the victim is all we hold dear. And in the collection's marvelous title story, an unforgettable parable of addiction and appetite, mortal terror and mortal love, two vampires in a sun-drenched lemon grove try helplessly to slake their thirst for blood.

Title: Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories

Author Name: Russell, Karen

Categories: Children, Signed, Limited Editions, First Editions,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Knopf: 2013-02-12

ISBN: 0307957233

ISBN 13: 9780307957238

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-1-1332

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