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Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? By Lorrie Moore

Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?
by Lorrie Moore

Set against the distant voices of a country in upheaval, this novel shows two 11-year-olds intent on escaping childhood. The strength of their friendship is tested repeatedly as they take their first, exhilarating steps towards adulthood. By the author of "Self Help", "Anagrams" and "Like Life".
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Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? Summary


Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? by Lorrie Moore

Set against the distant voices of a country in upheaval, this novel shows two 11-year-olds intent on escaping childhood. The strength of their friendship is tested repeatedly as they take their first, exhilarating steps towards adulthood. By the author of Self Help, Anagrams and Like Life.

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Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? Reviews


"Touches and dazzles and entertains.... An enchanting novel." "---"The New York Times
"Exquisite . . . exhilarating. . . . Balanced adroitly on the fine line between laughter and tears." --"Chicago Tribune
"The extraordinarily talented Lorrie Moore presents the lives of Sils and Berie and the atmosphere of the upstate town they live in with a subtle, moving, and often outright brilliance." "--Los Angeles Times
"This novel is like a hand-painted Russian Easter egg, a Chinese sleeve piece done in blind stitch; painstaking, breathtaking beauty in miniature. [Moore] creates a gorgeous, terrifying picture." --"Washington Post Book World
"This is more than a girls' coming-of-age story. . . . Ms. Moore was always able to make readers laugh out loud. This is the first of her works that can bring them to tears as well." --"The New York Times Book Review

About Lorrie Moore


Lorrie Moore was born in 1957 in Glens Falls, New York, and attended St Lawrence University and Cornell University. Her work has appeared frequently in the New Yorker and Best American Short Stories. She currently teaches English at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She is the author of three collections of short stories - Self-Help, Like Life and Birds of America - and the novels Anagrams and Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? She is also editor of The Faber Book of Contemporary Stories About Childhood.

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GOR001233095
Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? by Lorrie Moore
Lorrie Moore
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1995-07-03
160
057117311X
9780571173112
N/A
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