The skunks : a novel

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Portland, Oregon : Tin House, 2024.
First US edition.
9781959030614, 1959030612
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226 pages ; 20 cm


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Portland, Oregon : Tin House, 2024.
First US edition.
9781959030614, 1959030612


"From the outside, Isabel doesn't seem to have much going on. It's the summer after college graduation and she's moved back to her hometown, where she spends her days house-sitting, babysitting, working the front desk at a yoga studio, and hanging out with her childhood friend Ellie. But on the inside, Isabel's mind is always running, always analyzing, and right now, she's trying hard to not let her thoughts give weight to boys. So when Isabel spots three baby skunks in the yard, their presence is not only a strangely thrilling break from the expected, but feels like a fortuitous sign from the universe. Skunks. That's what she should be thinking about. As the summer unfolds, Isabel becomes increasingly preoccupied with the skunks, while also navigating her various jobs and an ambiguous relationship with Eli, the son of the couple she's house-sitting for. In her own life and in the imagined inner lives of the skunks, Isabel ponders the nature of existence, love vs. infatuation, and the many small moments that make us animal, make us human. The Skunks is an unforgettable coming-of-age story about the complexities of crushes, desire, friendship, and modern life"--,Provided by publisher.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Warnick, F. (2024). The skunks: a novel (First US edition.). Tin House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Warnick, Fiona, 1999-. 2024. The Skunks: A Novel. Tin House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Warnick, Fiona, 1999-. The Skunks: A Novel Tin House, 2024.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Warnick, Fiona. The Skunks: A Novel First US edition., Tin House, 2024.

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