Set in Salt Lake City at the height of the Great Depression, Linda Sillitoe s last novel opens with three littlegirls, eleven-year-old triplets, skipping in front of theirhouse at 1300 South, across from Liberty Park.Theygiggle lightly as they chant: Prin-cess Al-ice in Liberty Park Munch-es ba-nan-as til way after dark. Princess Alice is an elephant the children of Utahpurchased by donating nickels and dimes to a circus.The girls don t know this, but her handler takes themammoth princess out on late-night strolls around ...

The Thieves of Summer 2014, Signature Books

ISBN-13: 9781560852278

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