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Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
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Published:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group 2013
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
02/12/2013
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780449013724
Lexile measure:
860
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Karen Russell. (2013). Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories. Unabridged Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

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Karen Russell. 2013. Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

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Karen Russell, Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2013.

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Karen Russell. Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories. Unabridged Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2013.

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        Karen Russell, a native of Miami, has been featured in The New Yorker's debut fiction issue and on The New Yorker's 20 Under 40 list, and was chosen as one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists. In 2009, she received the 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation. Three of her short stories have been selected for the Best American Short Stories volumes. Her novel Swamplandia! was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She is a graduate of the Columbia MFA program and a 2012 Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.

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In the collection's marvelous title story, two aging vampires in a sun-drenched Italian lemon grove find their hundred-year marriage tested when one of them develops a fear of flying. In "The Seagull Army Descends on Strong Beach, 1979," a dejected teenager discovers that the universe is communicating with him through talismanic objects left in a seagull's nest. "Proving Up" and "The Graveless Doll of Eric Mutis"—stories of children left to fend for themselves in dire predicaments—find Russell veering into more sinister territory, and ultimately crossing the line into full-scale horror. In "The New Veterans," a massage therapist working with a tattooed war veteran discovers she has the power to heal by manipulating the images on his body. In all, these wondrous new pieces display a young writer of superlative originality and invention coming into the full range and scale of her powers.
List of Stories and Readers:
Vampires in the Lemon Grove read by Arthur Morey
Reeling for the Empire read by Joy Osmanski
The Seagull Army Descends on Strong Beach, 1979 read by Kaleo Griffith
Proving Up read by Jesse Bernstein
The Barn at the End of Our Term read by Mark Bramhall
Dougbert Shackleton's Rules of Antarctic Tailgating read by Michael Bybee
The New Veterans read by Romy Rosemont
The Graveless Doll of Eric Mutis read by Robbie Daymond
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