Skin

Skin Turning loose a Midwestern species of magical realism on a small God haunted town in Kansas Kellie Wells charms strangeness and wonder from what might be mistaken for ordinary life Here is Martin Le

  • Title: Skin
  • Author: Kellie Wells
  • ISBN: 9780803248243
  • Page: 310
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Turning loose a Midwestern species of magical realism on a small, God haunted town in Kansas, Kellie Wells charms strangeness and wonder from what might be mistaken for ordinary life Here is Martin LeFavor, convinced his father has been nabbed by a solicitous band of aliens in desperate need of skin Charlotte McCorkle, a vexed visionary who believes she has helped herTurning loose a Midwestern species of magical realism on a small, God haunted town in Kansas, Kellie Wells charms strangeness and wonder from what might be mistaken for ordinary life Here is Martin LeFavor, convinced his father has been nabbed by a solicitous band of aliens in desperate need of skin Charlotte McCorkle, a vexed visionary who believes she has helped her husband escape the flesh Zero Loomis, plagued by sacrificial angels, the memory of his father, and a shadowy sexual identity his sister Rachel, an amateur masseuse determined to settle accounts with the past, in particular with her lovingly violent father Ruby Tuesday, Rachel s daughter, a budding oracle, the embodiment of possibility and prey to history and, holding this tilted cosmos together, fifteen year old Ivy Engel, who carefully measures the borders of Self, advocates for neighborhood bats, and frets about the health of her friend Duncan, his harrowed body mapped and perhaps ravaged by subcutaneous scars What happens when the spirit exceeds the limits of the skin More troubling yet, what happens if it doesn t These are the questions the inhabitants of What Cheer, Kansas, must finally face as their paths cross and recross in an ever intriguing and perhaps liberating puzzle.

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    1. a LitBlog Co-Op recommendations. This reminded me a lot of Kathryn Davis' Thin Place read earlier in the year, but I liked Davis' book better although I'm hard pressed to really nail down why. Skin has a very mystical/religious focus to it. Some of the characters are very religious, some not at all, some are perhaps prophets or seers. While eventually connections are drawn between most of them, they are not "connected" in the way of Davis' book. A lot of loneliness here. And a lot of new words. [...]

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