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Sea monsters : a novel / Chloe Aridjis.

Aridjis, Chloe, (author.).
Book Book ([2019])
Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher: New York : Catapult, [2019]
7 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9781936787869
  • ISBN: 1936787865
Summary:
"One autumn afternoon in Mexico City, seventeen-year-old Luisa does not return home from school. Instead, she boards a bus to the Pacific coast with Tomás, a boy she barely knows. He seems to represent everything her life is lacking--recklessness, impulse, independence. Tomás may also help Luisa fulfill an unusual obsession: she wants to track down a traveling troupe of Ukrainian dwarfs. According to newspaper reports, the dwarfs recently escaped a Soviet circus touring Mexico. The imagined fates of these performers fill Luisa's surreal dreams as she settles in a beach community in Oaxaca. Surrounded by hippies, nudists, beachcombers, and eccentric storytellers, Luisa searches for someone, anyone, who will "promise, no matter what, to remain a mystery." It is a quest more easily envisioned than accomplished. As she wanders the shoreline and visits the local bar, Luisa begins to disappear dangerously into the lives of strangers on Zipolite, the "Beach of the Dead.""-- Provided by publisher.
Citation: Aridjis, Chloe. "Sea monsters : a novel." New York : Catapult, 2019.

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