Swamplandia!

Swamplandia!

Audiobook CD - 2011
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Twelve year old Ava must travel into the Underworld part of the swamp in order to save her family's dynasty of Bigtree alligator wresting.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780307748898
0307748898
Branch Call Number: CD F RUS

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librarylizzard Jul 31, 2015

This was.. okay. Given that it was nominated for the 2012 Pulitzer prize I was disappointed. I really enjoyed the portions that revolved around the protagonist's brother and his employment at the offbeat "World of Darkness" amusement park. The rest I could take or leave. It was, though,... Read More »


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hershyd Feb 28, 2017

Just couldn't get into this as an audiobook.

librarylizzard Jul 31, 2015

This was.. okay. Given that it was nominated for the 2012 Pulitzer prize I was disappointed. I really enjoyed the portions that revolved around the protagonist's brother and his employment at the offbeat "World of Darkness" amusement park. The rest I could take or leave. It was, though, a fair portrayal of the struggles of making a living on the fringes of society in the offshore swamps.

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KSerá
Jul 08, 2012

The young reader could have used coaching on pronunciation, and the older one was pretty bad with accents. Not my favorite kind of story, but a good portrayal of a young woman dealing with traumatic experiences. I appreciated the deus ex machina ending.

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