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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

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  • ISBN: 9780374268121
  • ISBN: 0374268126
  • Physical Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

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"This hilarious, truth-telling debut upends notions of family, protest, and Appalachia, and forces us to reimagine an America we think we know"-- Provided by publisher.
Helen arrives in Appalachian Ohio eager to carry out her boyfriend's ideas for living off the land, but when winter comes he calls it quits. Helped by Rudy, her government-questioning, seasonal-affective-disordered boss, and the neighbor couple Karen and Lily, Helen makes it to spring. Helen, Karen and Lily split the work and the food, build a house, and make a life that sustains them, if barely, for years. Then Karen and Lily's son, Perley, decides he wants to go to school. Rudy sets up a fruit-tree nursery on the pipeline easement edging their land, and soon the outside world is brought clamoring into their makeshift family. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Families Fiction
Lesbian-parent families Fiction
Ohio Fiction
Appalachian Region Fiction
Satire Fiction
FICTION / Literary
FICTION / Small Town & Rural
Lesbian-parent families
Appalachian Region
Genre: Satire.
Humorous fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Humorous fiction.

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