Drowning Cactus

Drowning Cactus Some people find inspiration in the wilderness Others find themselves hopelessly lost With Drowning Cactus Carrie Russell takes the reader on an exhilarating ride across the American landscape and in

  • Title: Drowning Cactus
  • Author: Carrie Russell
  • ISBN: 9781619376
  • Page: 413
  • Format: ebook
  • Some people find inspiration in the wilderness Others find themselves hopelessly lost With Drowning Cactus, Carrie Russell takes the reader on an exhilarating ride across the American landscape and into a brilliant quagmire of human obsession and desire This is a dangerous, smart, and stunning debut Laura van den Berg, author of The Isle of Youth Carrie Russell knoSome people find inspiration in the wilderness Others find themselves hopelessly lost With Drowning Cactus, Carrie Russell takes the reader on an exhilarating ride across the American landscape and into a brilliant quagmire of human obsession and desire This is a dangerous, smart, and stunning debut Laura van den Berg, author of The Isle of Youth Carrie Russell knows that serious stuff can be funny even Saving the Earth Heather Lockman, author of The Indian Shirt StoryWhen his botched cactus theft is mistaken for an eco protest, Gordon Burstein is thrust into the national spotlight and expected to speak for the land he loves He panics and runs, beginning a journey of self discovery that takes him from spring break in Mexico, across the Sonora, all the way to Thoreau s Walden Pond.Press and fans scramble to track him down, but no one is determined than Mora Sullivan, a disgraced environmentalist who has fallen hard for Gordon She treks into the desert, determined to find inspiration and love.Gordon and Mora must survive the wilderness, evade the law, and confront the many lies they ve told the world and each other all before they attempt to rescue a truckload of cacti from drowning in a New England swamp.

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    1. Gordon Burstein hasn’t done much with his life. When he is “helping” an artist by finding cacti she can use in her work, he’s thought to be an eco-warrior bringing to light the plight of the desert and its dependent species. Working at a nursery for his community service sentence, he starts working with a woman in Massachusetts, Mora Sullivan. Fired from the group she helped found and disgraced in many ways, she needs to find a new project and a cactus garden is her big plan. Both Mora a [...]

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