Rabbit Cake

Rabbit Cake Author Annie Hartnett
ISBN-10 194104056X
ISBN-13 9781941040560
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 344
Language English
Publisher Tin House Books
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People MagazineBook of the Week An Indies Introduce and Indie Next Pick Fans of Maria Semple sWhere d You Go Bernadetteand and Celeste Ng sEverything I Never Told Youwill delight inAnnie Hartnett s debut a darkly comic novel about a young girl named Elvis trying to figure out her place in a world without her mother Twelve year old Elvis Babbitt has a head for the facts she knows science proves yellow is the happiest color she knows a healthy male giraffe weighs about 3 000 pounds and she knows that the naked mole rat is the longest living rodent She knows she should plan to grieve her mother who has recently drowned while sleepwalking for exactly eighteen months But there are things Elvis doesnt yet knowlike how to keep her sister Lizzie from poisoning herself while sleep eating or why her father has started wearing her mother s silk bathrobe around the house Elvis investigates the strange circumstances of her mother s death and finds comfort if not answers in the people and animals of Freedom Alabama As hilarious a storyteller as she is heartbreakingly honest Elvis is a truly original voice in this exploration of grief family and the endurance of humor after loss

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