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Remarkably bright creatures

Van Pelt, Shelby(author.).
Ireland, Marin,(narrator.). Urie, Michael,(narrator.). Playaway Digital Audio,(issuing body.). Playaway Products, LLC,(issuing body.).

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville PLAY F VAN PELT S. (Text) 34706001808585 Playaway - Adult In transit -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville PA FIC VAN PELT, SHELBY (Text) 33946003922536 New Media . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/09/2023

Record details

  • ISBN: 9798822673236
  • Physical Description: 113000
    1 audio media player (approximately 11.5 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Playaway Products, LLC, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title supplied by publisher.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Previously released by HarperCollins.
Accompanying material may vary.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Marin Ireland and Michael Urie.
Summary, etc.:
For fans of A Man Called Ove, a luminous debut novel about a widow's unlikely friendship with a curmudgeonly giant Pacific octopus reluctantly residing at the local aquarium--and, when a mysterious grifter comes to town, the truths all three unlock about her son's disappearance 30 years ago. 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 the Puget Sound over thirty years ago. As she works, 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 tentacles for his human captors--until he forms an unlikely friendship with Tova. Ever the detective, Marcellus deduces what happened the night Tova's son disappeared. As his affection for Tova grows, Marcellus must use every trick his old invertebrate body can muster to unearth the truth for her before it's too late. Charming, compulsively readable, and full of wit, Shelby Van Pelt's debut novel is a beautiful exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope--a reminder that sometimes taking a hard look at the past can help uncover a future that once felt impossible.
Target Audience Note:
System Details Note:
Playaway Digital Audio.
Subject: Widows
Mothers and sons
Missing persons Investigation
Human-animal relationships
Missing persons Investigation Fiction
Mothers and sons Fiction
Human-animal relationships Fiction
Widows Fiction
Octopuses Fiction
Genre: Audiobooks.
Animal fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction
Animal fiction
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