Remarkably bright creatures : a novel
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Published
New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022].
Format
Large Print
Edition
First Harper Large Print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780063242401, 0063242400

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"Read with Jenna"--Cover.
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Staying busy has helped Tova cope ever since her son disappeared decades ago. So when her husband dies, she takes a job at the aquarium, where she meets Marcellus, an octopus that deduces what happened to her son.
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For fans of A Man Called Ove, a charming, witty and compulsively readable exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope that traces a widow's unlikely connection with a giant Pacific octopus 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. Shelby Van Pelt's debut novel is a gentle reminder that sometimes taking a hard look at the past can help uncover a future that once felt impossible.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Van Pelt, S. (2022). Remarkably bright creatures: a novel (First Harper Large Print edition.). Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Van Pelt, Shelby. 2022. Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel. New York, NY: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Van Pelt, Shelby. Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel New York, NY: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.

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Van Pelt, Shelby. Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel First Harper Large Print edition., Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.

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