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The turtle-girl from East Pukapuka : a novel, Cole Alpaugh

Label
The turtle-girl from East Pukapuka : a novel
Title
The turtle-girl from East Pukapuka
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Cole Alpaugh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The island of East Pukapuka lies in the path of a tsunami that will kill everyone but Butter, a little girl more worried about the lives of the injured animals she cares for than her own. Butter is rescued by a Loggerhead sea turtle who carries her away on his back. As she and her exhausted savior begin to sink, the girl is plucked out of the sea by Jesus Dobby, the boozy owner of a salvage boat who is thrilled, at first, to have found a genuine "turtle-girl" hybrid. Downhill racer Dante Wheeler "dies" in a terrible skiing accident and revives in a twilight state, having lost all memories of his former life. When he heals enough to leave the rehab facility, Dante heads to Polynesia, where he has found a home in his dreams. There he encounters Ophelia, a beautiful blond policewoman who reluctantly agrees to transport him to East Pukapuka. Jope and Ratu, a pair of bumbling pirates, steal a vessel laden with cocaine. They are hotly pursued by the drug-runners' hit man Albino Paul, the descendant of cannibals, whose goal is to reclaim his heritage"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alpaugh, Cole
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.L665
LC item number
T87 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tsunamis
  • Young women
  • Loggerhead turtle
  • Pirates
  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Loggerhead turtle
  • Pirates
  • Tsunamis
  • Young women
Label
The turtle-girl from East Pukapuka : a novel, Cole Alpaugh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781603811163
Lccn
2012932769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785867862
  • 1028093
  • (OCoLC)ocn785867862
  • 1028093
Label
The turtle-girl from East Pukapuka : a novel, Cole Alpaugh
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781603811163
Lccn
2012932769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785867862
  • 1028093
  • (OCoLC)ocn785867862
  • 1028093

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