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Avalon

by Nell Zink

Bran's Southern California upbringing is anything but traditional. After her mother abandons her and joins a Buddhist colony, Bran is raised by her 'common-law stepfather' on Bourdon Farms - a plant nursery that doubles as a cover for a biker gang. She spends her days tending plants, slogging through high school and imagining what life could be if she had been born to a different family. Then she meets Peter-a charming, troubled college student from the East Coast - who launches his teaching career by initiating her into the world of art. The two begin a seemingly doomed long-distance relationship as Bran searches for meaning in her own surroundings. She knows how to survive, but now she must learn how to live. 'Zink is a comic writer par excellence.' New Yorker 'An extraordinary talent.' Daily Telegraph

224 pages.

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ISBN: 9780571376957

€ 16.25 

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Date of Publication: 07/07/2022

  
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