Summer of the Cicadas

Summer of the Cicadas

A Novel

Book - 2016
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Novel by Cole Lavalais. Lavalais received her MFA in Creative Writing from Chicago State University. She has been awarded writer's residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and The Noepe Center for the Literary Arts. An Inaugural Fellow of the Kimbilio Center for Fiction, Cole's short stories have appeared in several print and online literary journals. Cole hosts the Voices of Chicago's Literati Salon (a salon featuring writers of color) and teaches community-based writing workshops on the south side of Chicago. She is currently at work on her second novel.

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan : Willow Books, [2016]
ISBN: 9780996139045
0996139044
Branch Call Number: 813.6 23
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Characteristics: 192 pages ; 23 cm

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LPL_KateG Jun 22, 2016

I heard about this book randomly on Goodreads and there's little press about it. I hope this changes because Summer of the Cicadas was so very good. The first chapter is a little gruesome and difficult to read, but it sets the scene for a beautiful, smart coming-of-age story. I felt like I was le... Read More »


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LPL_KateG Jun 22, 2016

I heard about this book randomly on Goodreads and there's little press about it. I hope this changes because Summer of the Cicadas was so very good. The first chapter is a little gruesome and difficult to read, but it sets the scene for a beautiful, smart coming-of-age story. I felt like I was learning lessons right along with Viola and rooting for her all the way.

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