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Logic

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A "profoundly raw and gripping" novel of a girl's life of hardship in rural Mississippi (The Baltmore Sun). As a child, Logic Har... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

A "profoundly raw and gripping" novel of a girl's life of hardship in rural Mississippi (The Baltmore Sun). As a child, Logic Harris survived a fall from a tree-an accident that precipitated her transformation into a young girl lost in her own world. Logic's mother has secretly wished that Logic had not survived, and she now ignores the increasingly apparent evidence of the aberrant attention Logic's father bestows upon his daughter in her adolescence. As her mother retreats into her work as a neighborhood midwife and Logic's father collapses into paranoia, Logic is left to navigate alone what she scarcely understands. In inspired prose, stunning in its imaginative authority, Logic is a chilling allegory about the dangers of silence and a searing portrait of a girl lost in shame and fear, and a family and community too scarred by their own wounds to save her. "Steeped in religious, surreal imagery and references to ordering principles-atoms, alphabets, life's basic materials-Vernon's abstract language asks precise questions about the chances for survival in a lawless world."-Booklist



Autorentext

Olympia Vernon is the author of Eden and grew up in a small town on the border of Mississippi and Louisiana, the fourth of seven children. She has a degree in Criminal Justice, and an M.F.A. from Louisiana State University. Vernon has twice been granted the Matt Clark Memorial Scholarship and was nominated for the Robert O. Butler Award in Fiction in 2000. She lives in New Orleans.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Logic
Untertitel: A Novel
Autor:
EAN: 9781555847548
ISBN: 978-1-55584-754-8
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Grove Atlantic
Genre: Erzählende Literatur
Anzahl Seiten: 272
Veröffentlichung: 26.02.2020
Jahr: 2007
Untertitel: Englisch