Swarm

September 17, 2013|
Swarm by Lauren Carter
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In the not-too-distant future, thirty-seven-year-old Sandy lives a challenging and unfamiliar life. She survives by fishing, farming, and beekeeping on an isolated island with her partner, Marvin, and friend, Thomson. When the footprints of a thieving child start appearing in their garden, the family must come together to protect both the child and their fragile community.

In the face of scarcity, Sandy still dreams of being a mother. The thought of a child compels her to revisit her earlier life in a city plagued by power outages, unemployment, and protests. There she met Marvin and joined his violent cause, initiating a chain of events that led to tragic and life-altering consequences.

A powerful debut novel, Swarm is about persevering in a time of shrinking options, and coming to terms with regrettable choices.

Lauren Carter has been published in several literary journals and has been nominated for the Journey Prize. Lichen Bright, her first collection of poetry, was long-listed for the ReLit Award. Her non-fiction articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including National Geographic Traveler, This Magazine, the Georgia Straight,...
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Title:Swarm
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Published:September 17, 2013
Publisher:Brindle & Glass Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927366202

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