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Sea monsters : a novel / Chloe Aridjis.
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- ISBN: 9781684419333
- ISBN: 1684419336
- Physical Description: 4 audio discs (approximately 5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : HighBridge Audio, 
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Read by Justine Eyre.
One autumn afternoon in Mexico City, seventeen-year-old Luisa does not return home from school. Instead, she boards a bus to the Pacific coast with Toms, a boy she barely knows. He seems to represent everything her life is lacking-recklessness, impulse, and independence. Toms may also help Luisa fulfill an unusual obsession: she wants to track down a traveling troupe of Ukrainian dwarfs. According to newspaper reports, the dwarfs recently escaped a Soviet circus touring Mexico. The imagined fates of these performers fill Luisa's surreal dreams as she settles in a beach community in Oaxaca. Surrounded by hippies, nudists, beachcombers, and eccentric storytellers, Luisa searches for someone, anyone, who will 'promise, no matter what, to remain a mystery.'
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