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Remarkably bright creatures: a novel
(Large Print)

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Published:
New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022].
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
First Harper Large Print edition.
Physical Desc:
518 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Status:
Description

A New York Times Bestseller!

A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

Remarkably Bright Creatures is a beautiful examination of how loneliness can be transformed, cracked open, with the slightest touch from another living thing.” -- Kevin Wilson, author of Nothing to See Here

For fans of A Man Called Ove, a charming, witty and compulsively readable exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope that traces a widow's unlikely connection with a giant Pacific octopus

After Tova Sullivan’s husband died, she began working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium, mopping floors and tidying up. Keeping busy has always helped her cope, which she’s been doing since her eighteen-year-old son, Erik, mysteriously vanished on a boat in Puget Sound over thirty years ago.

Tova becomes acquainted with curmudgeonly Marcellus, a giant Pacific octopus living at the aquarium. Marcellus knows more than anyone can imagine but wouldn’t dream of lifting one of his eight arms for his human captors—until he forms a remarkable friendship with Tova.

Ever the detective, Marcellus deduces what happened the night Tova’s son disappeared. And now Marcellus must use every trick his old invertebrate body can muster to unearth the truth for her before it’s too late. 

Shelby Van Pelt’s debut novel is a gentle reminder that sometimes taking a hard look at the past can help uncover a future that once felt impossible.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780063242401, 0063242400

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Staying busy has helped Tova cope ever since her son disappeared decades ago. So when her husband dies, she takes a job at the aquarium, where she meets Marcellus, an octopus that deduces what happened to her son.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Van Pelt, S. (2022). Remarkably bright creatures: a novel. First Harper Large Print edition. New York, NY, Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Van Pelt, Shelby. 2022. Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel. New York, NY, Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Van Pelt, Shelby, Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel. New York, NY, Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Van Pelt, Shelby. Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel. First Harper Large Print edition. New York, NY, Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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