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Shadow Swans
     

Shadow Swans

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by Laura Thomas
 

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Credenza R, a shockingly beautiful and well-read young woman, has lived inside the New York City subway system all her life; she has never been aboveground. Ruby Cooper, a filthy rich misanthrope, lives in an abandoned building adorned with hundreds of hummingbirds she has sculpted out of colored wire. Their lives collide, enabling them to find magic in the

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Credenza R, a shockingly beautiful and well-read young woman, has lived inside the New York City subway system all her life; she has never been aboveground. Ruby Cooper, a filthy rich misanthrope, lives in an abandoned building adorned with hundreds of hummingbirds she has sculpted out of colored wire. Their lives collide, enabling them to find magic in the underground. When they discover a series of government-constructed tunnels connecting all the major cities on the Eastern seaboard, Credenza and Ruby embark upon the greatest, and most dangerous, adventure of their lives.

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Lindsay Sterling
I adored this surprising story for the beauty it reveals in toughness and grit, in pure distaste for the norm, and in the unpredictable paths carved out by love. Shimmering with tactile pleasure in a paradoxically repulsive underground world, the writing produces the visceral pleasure of travel with the bonus-thrill of a Goonies adventure. Dripping caves, disgusting hallucinogens, secret government plots, it's Alice in Wonderland does New York! Outrageous but so real it makes you wonder what the

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013605633
Publisher:
Tiny Mammoth Press
Publication date:
07/09/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Laura Thomas lives in Mammoth Lakes, California, where she’s currently working on her fifth album of original music (www.laurathomasband.com). To support her creative habits, she works for the National Geographic Channel. This is her first novel.

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