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Swanna in love : a novel

Summary: "It's the summer of 1982 and fourteen-year-old Swanna Swain is the only one left at camp. The place is a ghost town by the time her mother Val finally shows up six hours late-stoned and radiant-in a Ford pickup driven by Borislav, her new young Russian lover. Assuming she is headed home to her air-conditioned Upper West Side apartment, Swanna and her lovable younger brother Madding are instead dragged to Vermont-to an artist colony where kids are not welcome and they are forced to sleep in the back of the truck, while Val is cozy inside the house with the Russian. Then Swanna meets Dennis, a handsome married father of two, at a bowling alley, and, knowing a thing or two about seduction from Judy Blume, her best friend at camp, and her own parents' many affairs-she sets out to convince Dennis to help her. But love seldom obeys rules, and even a tough, smart, city girl like Swanna might not be able to handle falling in love. Best-selling novelist Jennifer Belle returns with a kind of inverse Lolita that explores adolescent desire from the girl's point of view. In turns hilarious and wildly shocking, Swanna in Love will keep your feathers ruffled and the pages gliding by"--

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  • ISBN: 9781636141640
  • ISBN: 1636141641
  • ISBN: 9781636141640
  • ISBN: 1636141633
  • ISBN: 9781636141633
  • Physical Description: 284 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, New York : Akashic Books, [2024]
Subject: Teenage girls Fiction
Nineteen eighties Fiction
Families Fiction
First loves Fiction
New York (N.Y.) Fiction
Vermont Fiction
Adolescentes Romans, nouvelles, etc
Années quatre-vingt (Vingtième siècle) Romans, nouvelles, etc
Familles Romans, nouvelles, etc
Premier amour Romans, nouvelles, etc
Vermont Romans, nouvelles, etc
Genre: Romans.

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