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THE THINGS WE CANNOT SAY

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Can a Bear and a Wolf save a city?


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When hope runs out, sometimes fate sends a hero.


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Can they get off the mountain alive?


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Three couples, one question: Will they chose love or money?


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With so many secrets to unravel, will Lance and Morgan find him before it’s too late?



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Also by Lauren Groff:

Florida, June 2019
Trade Size
Florida, June 2018
Hardcover
Fates and Furies, September 2015
Hardcover
Arcadia, March 2012
Hardcover
The Monsters of Templeton, February 2008
Hardcover

Florida
Lauren Groff

Riverhead Books
June 2018
On Sale: June 5, 2018
288 pages
ISBN: 1594634513
EAN: 9781594634512
Kindle: B076397RZY
Hardcover / e-Book
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Women's Fiction

In her vigorous and moving new book, Lauren Groff brings her electric storytelling and intelligence to a world in which storms, snakes, and sinkholes lurk at the edge of everyday life, but the greater threats and mysteries are of a human, emotional, and psychological nature. Among those navigating it all are a resourceful pair of abandoned sisters; a lonely boy, grown up; a restless, childless couple, a searching, homeless woman; and an unforgettable, recurring character - a steely and conflicted wife and mother.

The stories in this collection span characters, towns, decades, even centuries, but Florida—its landscape, climate, history, and state of mind—becomes its gravitational center: an energy, a mood, as much as a place of residence. Groff transports the reader, then jolts us alert with a crackle of wit, a wave of sadness, a flash of cruelty, as she writes about loneliness, rage, family, and the passage of time. With shocking accuracy and effect, she pinpoints the moments and decisions and connections behind human pleasure and pain, hope and despair, love and fury—the moments that make us alive. Startling, precise, and affecting, Florida is a magnificent achievement.

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