Marrow Island

AUTHOR: Alexis M. Smith
PUBLISHER: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
LANGUAGE: English
DATE: 2016
PAGES: 244
ISBN:
9780544373419
AWARDS: Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction (2017)

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Publisher’s Description

Twenty years ago Lucie Bowen left Marrow Island; along with her mother, she fled the aftermath of an earthquake that compromised the local refinery, killing her father and ravaging the island’s environment. Now, Lucie’s childhood friend Kate is living within a mysterious group called Marrow Colony—a community that claims to be “ministering to the Earth.” There have been remarkable changes to the land at the colony’s homestead. Lucie’s experience as a journalist tells her there’s more to the Colony—and their charismatic leader– than they want her to know, and that the astonishing success of their environmental remediation has come at great cost to the Colonists themselves. As she uncovers their secrets and methods, will Lucie endanger more than their mission? What price will she pay for the truth?

Inclusion Criteria

A main character (Lucie) is attracted to people of multiple genders.

Library Notes

Hardback. Purchased used by the library.

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