Lark is a teenage girl; Termite is the nickname of her young half brother — ”a kid who can’t walk and doesn’t talk.” Lark & Termite, the story of how the two came to be living with their aunt in West Virginia in the summer of 1959 is, in the hands of fever-dreamy storyteller Jayne Anne Phillips (MotherKind, Machine Dreams), an unnerving saga that finds its way back to the agonies of an American soldier trapped in a cave ?in the Korean War. Phillips returns to familiar preoccupations — siblings tested by adversity, war abroad that shakes life at home, the power of sex, the West Virginia of her birth — but she makes her tough turf new again. A?
Lark & TermiteLark is a teenage girl; Termite is the nickname of her young half brother — ''a kid who can't walk and doesn't talk.'' Lark & TermiteLark & TermiteFictionJayne Anne PhillipsLark is a teenage girl; Termite is the nickname of her young half brother — ''a kid who can't walk and doesn't talk.'' Lark & Termite2009-01-07Knopf
Genre: Fiction; Author: Jayne Anne Phillips; Publisher: Knopf
Posted January 7 2009 — 12:00 AM EST
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