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Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel, Jen Neale

Label
Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel
Title
Land mammals and sea creatures
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jen Neale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Almost immediately upon Julie Bird's return to the small port town where she was raised, everyday life is turned upside down. Julie's Gulf War vet father, Marty, has been on the losing side of a battle with PTSD for too long. A day of boating takes a dramatic turn when a majestic blue whale beaches itself and dies. A blond stranger sets up camp oceanside: she's an agitator, musician-impersonator, and armchair philosopher named Jennie Lee Lewis and Julie discovers she's connected to her father's mysterious trip to New Mexico 25 years earlier. As the blue whale decays on the beach, more wildlife turns up dead - apparently by suicide - echoing Marty's deepest desire. But Julie isn't ready for a world without her father. A stunning exploration of love and grief, Land Mammals and Sea Creatures is magic realism on the seaside, a novel about living life to the fullest and coming to your own terms with its end
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
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Neale, Jennifer
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Grief
  • Death
  • Blue whale
  • British Columbia
Label
Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel, Jen Neale
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
cap17906186
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9781770414143
Label
Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel, Jen Neale
Publication
Control code
cap17906186
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9781770414143

Library Locations

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      48.436426 -89.223125
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