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The little clan

Author: Iris Martin Cohen
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ava Gallanter is the librarian in residence at the Lazarus Club, an ancient, dwindling Manhattan arts club full of eccentric geriatric residents stuck in a long-gone era. Twenty-five-year-old Ava, however, feels right at home. She leads a quiet life, surrounded by her beloved books and sequestered away from her peers. When Ava's enigmatic friend Stephanie returns after an unplanned year abroad, the intoxicating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Coming of age fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Martin Cohen
ISBN: 9780778312826 0778312828 9780778369066 0778369064
OCLC Number: 990286668
Notes: "A novel"--Dust jacket.
Description: 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Iris Martin Cohen.

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"Ava Gallanter is the librarian in residence at the Lazarus Club, an ancient, dwindling Manhattan arts club full of eccentric geriatric residents stuck in a long-gone era. Twenty-five-year-old Ava, however, feels right at home. She leads a quiet life, surrounded by her beloved books and sequestered away from her peers. When Ava's enigmatic friend Stephanie returns after an unplanned year abroad, the intoxicating opportunist vows to rescue Ava from a life of obscurity. Stephanie, on the hunt for fame and fortune, promises to make Ava's dream of becoming a writer come true, and together they start a Victorian-inspired literary salon at the Lazarus Club. However, Ava's romanticized idea of the salon quickly erodes as Stephanie's ambitions take the women in an unexpected--and precarious--direction. In this humorous yet keenly observant coming-of-age story, Cohen brings us into a boisterous literary world bathed in hubris and ambition. With eloquent prose and affecting storytelling, The Little Clan is both a wickedly fun yet sharply insightful look at friendship, feminism and finding yourself in your twenties"--Jacket.

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