Who will run the frog hospital?: a novel
A tale of music and memory and the journey into adulthood. Berie Carr recalls for us the summer of 1972, when she and her best friend, Sills, were 15. Driven by their restlessness, and making their own loose rules, they embark on a summer that both shatters and intensifies the bond between them.
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|Grouping Title||who will run the frog hospital|
|Grouping Author||moore lorrie|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-20 00:30:31AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-19 00:26:07AM|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
"Touches and dazzles and entertains. An enchanting novel." —The New York Times
In this moving, poignant novel by the bestselling author of Birds of America we share a grown woman's bittersweet nostalgia for the wildness of her youth.
The summer Berie was fifteen, she and her best friend Sils had jobs at Storyland in upstate New York where Berie sold tickets to see the beautiful Sils portray Cinderella in a strapless evening gown. They spent their breaks smoking, joking, and gossiping. After work they followed their own reckless rules, teasing the fun out of small town life, sleeping in the family station wagon, and drinking borrowed liquor from old mayonnaise jars. But no matter how wild, they always managed to escape any real danger—until the adoring Berie sees that Sils really does need her help—and then everything changes.
|isbn||9780307816900, 9780446671910, 9780679434825|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000070124|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|A.A. Knopf,|1994.|147 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:5ead6e53-635d-44af-b134-73b64be41963|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2012||
|subject_facet||Friendship -- New York (State) -- Fiction, New York (State) -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- New York (State) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Who will run the frog hospital? : a novel|
|title_full||Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?, Who will run the frog hospital? : a novel / Lorrie Moore|
|title_short||Who will run the frog hospital? :|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Friendship, Literature, Teenage girls|