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By the Shores of Gitchee Gumee


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By the Shores of Gitchee Gumee - Janowitz, Tama
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A compelling story of the sex lives of people and invertebrates at the end of America's twentieth century. Staggering across the polluted swamp of what was once Longfellow's forest primeval comes the happy, singing, all-American Slivenowicz family. Evangeline Slivenowicz and her five children - from five different fathers - live together in a tiny trailer by the slightly impure waters of Lake Gitchee Gumee. At nineteen, Maud, the novel's heroine, is obsessed with sex, power, money and how to get every single thing she ...

By the Shores of Gitchee Gumee 1998, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330354066

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By the Shores of Gitchee Gumee 1996, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780517702987