A children's bible : a novel / Lydia Millet.

By: Millet, Lydia, 1968-Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Co., [2020]Edition: 1st edDescription: 224 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781324005032Subject(s): Family vacations -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Survival -- Fiction | Conflict of generations -- Fiction | Environmental disasters -- Fiction | Parent and teenager -- Fiction | Runaway children -- Fiction | Apathy -- Fiction | End of the world -- Biblical teaching -- Fiction | Children's Bibles -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Psychological fiction. DDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3563.I42175 | C48 2020Summary: ". . . follows a group of children and their families on summer vacation at a lakeside mansion. Contemptuous of their parents, who pass their days in a stupor of liquor, drugs, and sex, the children feel neglected and suffocated at the same time. when a destructive storm descends on the summer estate, the group's ringleaders, including Eve, who narrates the story, decide to run away, leading the younger ones on a dangerous foray into the apocalyptic chaos outside. As the scenes of devastation begin to mimic events in the dog-eared picture Bible carried around by her beloved little brother, Eve dovotes herself to keeping him safe from harm"--Adapted from dust jacket.
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". . . follows a group of children and their families on summer vacation at a lakeside mansion. Contemptuous of their parents, who pass their days in a stupor of liquor, drugs, and sex, the children feel neglected and suffocated at the same time. when a destructive storm descends on the summer estate, the group's ringleaders, including Eve, who narrates the story, decide to run away, leading the younger ones on a dangerous foray into the apocalyptic chaos outside. As the scenes of devastation begin to mimic events in the dog-eared picture Bible carried around by her beloved little brother, Eve dovotes herself to keeping him safe from harm"--Adapted from dust jacket.

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