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Gibsons Public Library FIC HOFF (Text) 30886001047634 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold In transit -

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  • ISBN: 9781476757575
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

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"Running brings together an ensemble of outsiders who get by as “runners”—hustlers who sell tourists on low-end accommodations for a small commission and a place to stay. Bridey Sullivan, a young American woman who has fled a peculiar and traumatic upbringing in Washington State, takes up with a queer British couple, the poet Milo Rollack and Eton drop-out Jasper Lethe. Slipping in and out of homelessness, addiction, and under-the-table jobs, they create their own kind of family as they struggle to survive. Jasper’s madness and consequent death frame a narrative of emotional intensity. In its midst this trio become linked to an act of terrorism. The group then splinters, taking us from Athens to the cliffs of the Mediterranean, and to modern-day New York. Whether in the red light district of Athens or in the world of fire jumpers in the Pacific Northwest, we are always in a space of gorgeously wrought otherness. Running shows novelist Cara Hoffman to be writing at the peak of her craft."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
Gay couples > Fiction.
Terrorism > Fiction.

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