Girl at the Bottom of the Sea by Michelle TeaGirl at the Bottom of the Sea by Michelle Tea

Girl at the Bottom of the Sea

byMichelle Tea

Hardcover | June 1, 2015

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Sophie Swankowski is the hero from the stories she's been hearing all her life: she's the girl who will save the world. Or so she's been told. Now she and her unlikely guardian-the gruff, filthy mermaid Syrena-must travel the pitch-black seas from broken-down Chelsea, Massachusetts, to Syrena's homeland in Poland. Along the way, Syrena will reveal the terrible truth about her past, and teach Sophie about the ages-old source of her newly discovered power. But left behind in Chelsea, without Sophie to protect them from the dark magic she's awakened, what will become of Sophie's friends and family? Girl at the Bottom of the Sea is the follow-up to Michelle Tea's beloved Mermaid in Chelsea Creek, a refreshing breath of air in the world of YA, equal parts eerie, heartbreaking, and fantastical." ( ZYZZYVA ). "
Michelle Tea is the author of 4 ½ memoirs, 1 ½ novels, 2 Young Adult novels, and a collection of poetry. Her memoir Valencia is an underground classic and is currently being made into a feature film by 21 different filmmakers. She is the founder and executive director of RADAR Productions, a literary non-profit which hosts the monthl...
Title:Girl at the Bottom of the SeaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.29 × 7.87 × 0.82 inPublished:June 1, 2015Publisher:McSweeney'sLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1940450004

ISBN - 13:9781940450001

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Editorial Reviews

Read Michelle's playlist for Girl at the Bottom of the Sea, the next installment of her 'dark and fascinating YA series.' - Largehearted Boy Plenty of mermaid appeal for readers happy with lyrical but overlong musings."- Kirkus Praise for Mermaid in Chelsea Creek: "I couldn't keep still when I was reading Mermaid In Chelsea Creek. I kept standing up to pace around because I was so excited by the book and then I'd hurry back to my chair so I hadn't missed anything. The novel has everything terrific about Michelle Tea, with the grit and the wit and the girls in trouble loving each other fierce and true, and then it has all the juice of a terrific fantasy novel, with the magic and the creatures and the otherworldly sense of something lurking underneath each artifact of our ordinary lives. I can't keep still to write a blurb about it. Just read the thing, read it now." - Daniel Handler "