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In New York City, a girl called Lenora vanishes without a trace. Years earlier and miles upstate, Goldie, a wild, negligent mother, searches for a man to help raise her precocious son, Paul, who later discovers that the only way to save his soul is to run away. is a suspenseful novel about the power of running and the desire for reinvention. It explores the terror and transcendence of our most central experiences: childhood, parenthood, sex, love.

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"A magnificent debut filled with characters so vivid, strange, and richly imagined, you emerge feeling changed." --Sarah Shun-lien Bynum

About the Author

Sarah Braunstein is the recipient of the Rona Jaffe Writers' Award and was named one of the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35." She received her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and lives in Portland, Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393340754
Author:
Braunstein, Sarah
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-Family Life
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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