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Author Auður A. Ólafsdóttir, 1958- author.

Title Butterflies in November / Auđur Ava Ólafsdóttir ; translated from the Icelandic by Brian FitzGibbon.

Publication Info. New York : Black Cat, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    AUDURAOLAFSDOTTIR    Available
Description 296 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Translation of: Rigning í nóvember.
This translation originally published: London : Pushkin Press, 2013.
Summary "After a day of being dumped--by both her husband and her lover--and accidentally killing a goose, a thirtysomething-year-old woman yearns for a vacation far from the chaos of her life. Instead, her tropical fantasies are dampened by her best friend's four-year-old deaf-mute son, Tumi, who has been thrust into her reluctant care. The unlikely pair start on tentative footing; she doesn't have the slightest maternal instinct, and Tumi is an introspective oddball. But when he chooses the winning numbers for a lottery ticket, they set off on a road trip with a glove compartment stuffed full of their jackpot earnings"--Jacket flap.
Subject Lottery winners -- Fiction
Deaf children -- Fiction
Iceland -- Fiction
Genre/Form Road fiction
Added Author Fitzgibbon, Brian (Translator) translator.
Added Title Rigning í nóvember. English
ISBN 9780802123183 (pbk.)
080212318X (pbk.)

 
    
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