☆ Read Alligator [PDF] By Lisa Moore

☆ Read Alligator [PDF] By Lisa Moore

Alligator

Lisa Moore s wickedly fresh first novel, a Canadian best seller, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize Canadian and Caribbean region , and a Globe and Mail Book of the Year moves with the swiftness of an alligator in attack mode through the lives of a group of brilliantly rendered characters mingling in contemporary St John s, Newfoundland St John s is a city whose

Lisa Moore s wickedly fresh first novel, a Canadian best seller, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize Canadian and Caribbean region , and a Globe and Mail Book of the Year moves with the swiftness of an alligator in attack mode through the lives of a group of brilliantly rendered characters mingling in contemporary St John s, Newfoundland St John s is a city whose spiritual location is somewhere in the heart of Flannery O Connor country Its denizens jostle one another in uneasy arabesques of desire, greed, and ambition, juxtaposed with a yearning for purity, depth, and redemption Colleen is a seventeen year old would be ecoterrorist, drawn inexorably to the places where alligators thrive Her mother, Beverly, is cloaked in grief after the death of her husband Beverly s sister, Madeleine, is a driven, aging filmmaker who obsesses over completing her magnum opus before she dies And Frank, a young man whose life is a strange anthology of unpredictable dangers, is desperate to protect his hot dog stand from sociopathic Russian sailor Valentin, whose predatory tendencies threaten everyone he encounters Alligator is a remarkable book, a suspenseful, heartfelt, and sexy story that examines the ruthlessly reptilian and painfully human sides of all of us.

Title : Alligator
Pages : 306 pages
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Author :  Lisa Moore
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Language : English


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