The Paper Wasp

The Paper Wasp - Thorndike Press Large Print Peer Picks

Large print edition

Hardback (11 Sep 2019)

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Synopsis

"In small-town Michigan, Abby Graven leads a solitary life. Once a bright student on the cusp of a promising art career, she now languishes in her childhood home, trudging to and from her job as a supermarket cashier. Each day she is taunted from the magazine racks by the success of her former best friend Elise, a rising Hollywood starlet whose life in pictures Abby obsessively scrapbooks. At night Abby escapes through the films of her favorite director, Auguste Perren, a cult figure known for his creative institute the Rhizome. Inspired by Perren, Abby draws fantastical storyboards based on her often premonitory dreams, a visionary gift she keeps hidden. When Abby encounters Elise again at their high school reunion, she is surprised and warmed that Elise still considers her not only a friend but a brilliant storyteller and true artist. Elise's unexpected faith in Abby reignites in her a dormant hunger, and when Elise offhandedly tells

Book information

ISBN: 9781432866907
Publisher: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Imprint: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Pub date:
Edition: Large print edition
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: cm.
Weight: 567g
Height: 218mm
Width: 145mm
Spine width: 30mm