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Home LocationParis-Bourbon
Title Liquid, fragile, perishable : a novel / Carolyn Kuebler.
Author Kuebler, Carolyn, author.
CollectionNEW: Adult Fiction
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StatusHome LocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc Status
 Paris-Bourbon30053003773911F KUEB5/10/2024 Available

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Personal Name Kuebler, Carolyn, author.
Title Statement Liquid, fragile, perishable : a novel / Carolyn Kuebler.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Brooklyn, NY : Melville House, 2024.
Physical Description 340 pages ; 21 cm.
Content Type text text rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume rdacarrier.
Summary, Etc. "A vivid and moving portrayal of the intricate web of relations and fate in a small New England town, told with interlocking storylines in a unique and mesmerizing voice of uncommon power in this debut novel. It is May in the tiny hamlet of Glenville, Vermont, bringing with it currents of rejuvenation and rebirth. For 3 families, though, the year ahead will prove to be a roller coaster of life-changing events, promises, and tragedies. Liquid, Fragile, Perishable unspools via a chorus of unforgettable voices: an old-school Christian beekeeping family and newly transplanted New Yorkers; a trio of teenage girls and a deeply rooted family of ne'er-do-wells; and one woman who just wants to live alone in the woods. The shifting set of relations among the citizens of this community encompasses teenage pregnancy, drug abuse, poverty-and a cavalcade of thwarted dreams, young love in bloom, and poignant missed connections. This powerful debut is a subtle and beautiful story about the interlocking relationships among the residents of a small town out of Sherwood Anderson or Thornton Wilder-but with a very contemporary set of problems ... By turns sexy, shocking, and wistful, this coruscating debut conveys the hopes, the sadness, and the secrets of a whole great world. Told in a vivid style of complete distinction, the novel has a magic and a momentum all its own, giving a look into the aching, silent heart of America"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Small cities Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Vermont Fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Psychological fiction. lcgft

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