Swim to me : A Novel. / Betsy Carter.
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- ISBN: 9781565128453 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
It's a fresh start for Delores Walker when she boards a Greyhound bus bound for Florida. Leaving the Bronx far behind, she's headed for sunny Weeki Wachee Springs, frayed roadside attraction in danger of becoming obsolete with the opening of Walt Disney's latest creation, only miles up the road. Always more suited for a life underwater, Delores joins a group of other aquatic hopefuls in this City of Live Mermaids, where she discovers a world of sequined tails and amphibious theme shows that even Disney couldn't dream up. It's in this fantastic place of make-believe and reinvention that Delores Walker becomes Delores Taurus, Florida's most unlikely celebrity.Bringing together an eccentric assortment of outcasts, poseurs, and underdogs, this wise and poignant novel conjures up a time in America when anything was possible, especially in the Sunshine State. A story of family, chasing dreams and finding your way, Swim To Me will have you believing the...
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Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.8 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Algonquin Books, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1266 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1949 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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