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Mosquitoland
Mosquitoland
Author: David Arnold
I am a collection of oddities, a circus of neurons and electrons: my heart is the ringmaster, my soul is the trapeze artist, and the world is my audience. It sounds strange because it is, and it is, because I am strange. —   — After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the “wastelands? of Missi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780451470775
ISBN-10: 045147077X
Publication Date: 3/3/2015
Pages: 336
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3 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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I had high hopes for this novel. It's the story of a young girl who travels across the U.S. to visit her sick mother - a coming of age/road story, a sort of Catcher in the Rye meets Harold Fry pilgrimage. There are certainly some interesting and amusing moments, but I didn't get through the first 4th of the book before I gave up. too much profanity from her young mouth caused me to lose interest before I got very far. I have to like a character or I won't continue. she was not my cup of tea. Might be yours and might be good if I'd continued as it has lots of good ratings.


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