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The gulf : a novel / Belle Boggs.

The gulf : a novel

Boggs, Belle, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781555978341
  • ISBN: 1555978347
  • Physical Description: 307 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2019]

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Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself by teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartment. When her novelist ex-fianc©♭, Eric, and his venture capitalist brother, Mark, offer her a job directing a low-residency school for Christian writers at a motel they've inherited on Florida's Gulf Coast, she can't come up with a reason to say no. The Genesis Inspirational Writing Ranch is born, and liberal, atheist Marianne is soon knee-deep in applications from writers whose political and religious beliefs she has always opposed but whose money she's glad to take. Janine is a schoolteacher whose heartfelt poems explore the final days of Terri Schiavo's life. Davonte is a former R&B superstar who hopes to reboot his career with a bestselling tale of excess and redemption. Lorraine and Tom, eccentric writers in need of paying jobs, join the Ranch as instructors.
Subject: Women teachers > Fiction.
Authors > Fiction.
Writers' retreats > Fiction.
Christians > Fiction.
Culture conflict > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Hurricanes > Fiction.
Gulf Coast (Fla.) > Fiction.

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