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Lamb : a novel

Author: Bonnie Nadzam
Publisher: New York : Other Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lamb" traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle-aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy and emptiness and even  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Road fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Nadzam
ISBN: 9781590514375 1590514378 9781590514382 1590514386
OCLC Number: 694394336
Description: 275 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Bonnie Nadzam.

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"Lamb" traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle-aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy and emptiness and even comes to believe that his devotion to Tommie is in her best interest. But when he decides to abduct a willing Tommie for a road trip from Chicago to the Rockies, planning to initiate her to the beauty of the mountain wilderness, they are both shaken in ways neither of them expects"--Jacket.

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