Optimistic Decade - Abel, Heather - 9781616209346 (Used Book)

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Fine
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No
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SKU: 1938944
Price: $6.98
Primary Author: 
Abel, Heather
Other Authors: 
Abel, Heather
Binding Type: 
Paperback
Publisher: 
Algonquin Books
Publication Date: 
04/30/2019
Advance Reading Copy: 
No
Book Description: 
"Abel is a perceptive writer whose astute-+íobservations keep the book funny and light . . .-+íAn-+íexploration of the limits of idealism . . .-+í-+ísubversive." G+ç+¦The New York Times Book Review
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A smart and sly story-+íabout a utopian summer camp, a charismatic leader, and the people who are drawn-+íto his-+ívision,-+íThe Optimistic Decade-+ífollows four-+íunforgettable characters and a piece of land that changes everyone-+íwho lives on it.

There is Caleb,-+ífounder of the back-to-the-land camp Llamalo, who is determined to teach others-+íto live simply.-+íThere is Donnie,-+íthe rancher who gave up his land to Caleb and-+íwho now wants it back. There is Rebecca,-+ídetermined to become an activist like-+íher father and undone by the spell of both Llamalo and new love. And there is-+íDavid, a teenager who has turned Llamalo into his personal religion.

The Optimistic Decade-+íbrilliantly explores love, class, and-+íthe bloom and fade of idealism, and asks smart questions about good-+íintentions-+ígone wrong.
ISBN: 
9781616209346
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