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Remarkably bright creatures : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

Remarkably bright creatures : a novel / Shelby Van Pelt.

Van Pelt, Shelby, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063204157
  • ISBN: 0063204150
  • Physical Description: 360 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2022]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"After Tova Sullivan's husband died, she began working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium, mopping floors and tidying up. Keeping busy has always helped her cope, which she's been doing since her eighteen-year-old son, Erik, mysteriously vanished on a boat in Puget Sound over thirty years ago. Tova becomes acquainted with curmudgeonly Marcellus, a giant Pacific octopus living at the aquarium. Marcellus knows more than anyone can imagine but wouldn't dream of lifting one of his eight arms for his human captors--until he forms a remarkable friendship with Tova. Ever the detective, Marcellus deduces what happened the night Tova's son disappeared. And now Marcellus must use every trick his old invertebrate body can muster to unearth the truth for her before it's too late."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Octopuses > Fiction.
Widows > Fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Missing persons > Investigation > Fiction.
Genre: Animal fiction.
Novels.

Available copies

  • 4 of 17 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 10 current holds with 17 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION VAN PELT 2022 (Text) 0001002413928 Fiction New Checked out 05/27/2022


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