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We are okay : a novel

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New York, NY : Dutton Books, [2017].
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From the award-winning author of Hold Still comes an achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship.A TODAY Show Must-Read BookShort, poetic and gorgeously written. . . . The world LaCour creates is fragile but profoundly humane.” —The New York Times Book Review“A beautiful, devastating piece of art. . . . An extraordinary work.” —Bookpage“So lonely and beautiful that I could hardly breathe. This is a perfect book.” —Stephanie Perkins, bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss* National Bestseller *You go through life thinking there’s so much you need. . . . Until you leave with only your phone, your wallet, and a picture of your mother.   Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin still feels the pull of the life and tragedy she’s tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits. Mabel is coming to visit and Marin will be forced to face everything that’s been left unsaid and finally confront the loneliness that has made a home in her heart.   An intimate whisper that packs an indelible punch, We Are Okay is Nina LaCour at her finest. This gorgeously crafted and achingly honest portrayal of grief will leave you urgent to reach across any distance to reconnect with the people you love.Praise for We Are Okay As beautiful as the best memories, as sad as the best songs, as hopeful as your best dreams.”—Siobhan Vivian, bestselling author of The Last Boy and Girl in the World“You can feel every peak and valley of Marin’s emotional journey on your skin, in your gut. Beautifully written, heartfelt, and deeply real.” —Adi Alsaid, author of Never Always Sometimes and Let’s Get Lost“A beautiful, devastating piece of art. . . .The title hints at a happy ending, but the journey toward it passes through some of the darkest corners of the heart. Be prepared to be gutted—and grateful. We Are Okay is an extraordinary work by an author who keeps redefining and elevating her genre." —Bookpage“Nina LaCour treats her emotions so beautifully and with such empathy. Of course, we'd expect nothing less from the stunning LaCour.” —Bustle★ “Exquisite. —Kirkus, starred review★ “LaCour paints a captivating depiction of loss, bewilderment, and emotional paralysis . . . raw and beautiful.” —Booklist, starred review★ “Beautifully crafted . . . . A quietly moving, potent novel.” —School Library Journal, starred review★ “A moving portrait of a girl struggling to rebound after everything she’s known has been thrown into disarray.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review★"Bittersweet and hopeful . . . poetic and skillfully crafted." —Shelf Awareness, starred review
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234 pages ; 21 cm.
9780525425892, 0525425896


After leaving her life behind to go to college in New York, Marin must face the truth about the tragedy that happened in the final weeks of summer when her friend Mabel comes to visit.
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APA Citation (style guide)

LaCour, N. (2017). We are okay: a novel. New York, NY: Dutton Books.

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LaCour, Nina. 2017. We Are Okay: A Novel. New York, NY: Dutton Books.

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LaCour, Nina, We Are Okay: A Novel. New York, NY: Dutton Books, 2017.

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LaCour, Nina. We Are Okay: A Novel. New York, NY: Dutton Books, 2017. Print.

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