August Fiction Meetup: Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

Swamplandia! is the story of Ava Bigtree, a 12-year-old alligator wrestler who embarks on an improbable journey through the mangrove wilderness of southwest Florida in search of a lost sister. Karen Russell's 2011 debut was named one of the year's top ten best books by the Times, and was one of three finalists at the center of the 2012 Pulitzer controversy.

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  • Joe G.

    Really enjoyed the discussion. Nice to meet everyone, and thanks to Geraldine for organizing!

    August 9, 2012

  • Nevie

    Just wanted to say I had really been looking forward to this but I JUST got off work - and I'm only halfway through the book. But I'll be there for In the Garden of Beasts in September!

    August 8, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      No problem! See you next month!

      August 9, 2012

  • Jackie

    I have to send my regrets for this evening. My apologies for the cancellation. I hope to attend next time.

    August 8, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      See you next time!

      August 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi. I am upstairs by the window and didn't know where all of you would be. Please let me know where I can join you.

    August 8, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi SN -- not sure if you managed to find us last night -- we usually meet in the downstairs seating area by the fishpond!

      August 9, 2012

  • Louise Farmer S.

    This will be my first 100 Notable's meeting and my first meetup. I hope to see you at Teaism.

    August 6, 2012

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