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The long fire : a novel

Author: Meghan Tifft
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : The Unnamed Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Natalie is propelled through life by pica, a disorder that has her eating a wide variety of inediblesÃ#x82;Â#x97;from pencil shavings to foam peanuts to plastic doll parts. A lowly staff worker for the local news, she follows the inane demands of the stationâÂ#x80;Â#x99;s senile weatherman and comes home to an empty apartment, unless of course her father uses the spare key. But NatalieâÂ#x80;Â#x99;s past  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
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(OCoLC)903763943
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meghan Tifft
ISBN: 9781939419637 1939419638
OCLC Number: 922562714
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Meghan Tifft.

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Natalie is propelled through life by pica, a disorder that has her eating a wide variety of inediblesÃ#x82;Â#x97;from pencil shavings to foam peanuts to plastic doll parts. A lowly staff worker for the local news, she follows the inane demands of the stationâÂ#x80;Â#x99;s senile weatherman and comes home to an empty apartment, unless of course her father uses the spare key. But NatalieâÂ#x80;Â#x99;s past stalks her at every turn. With her mother recently killed in a tragic house fire, and her runaway brother, Eliot, missing for years, Natalie and her father Boris only have each other. When a cryptic voicemail impli.

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"Equal parts funny, bizarre, and emotionally resonant, Meghan Tiffts' beautifully written and wholly original debut novel tells the wild tale of a woman who will put anything in her mouth. I devoured Read more...

 
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