Her parents didn't want her. Now she carries her mom's ashes in a plush knapsack.
And everywhere she goes, she's tangled up in stories.
Born deaf and on the spectrum,
it's a challenge not to be eccentric.
Aware her parents didn't want her,
it's a struggle not to give in
Alive and full of fight,
It's impossible NOT to be
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TITLE INFO for
SAINT GREDIBLE and Her FAT DAD's MASS
FICTION / Adult
FICTION / Literary
FICTION / Absurdist
FICTION / Visionary & Metaphysical
c 2010 to c 2019
Adult Subject Matter
Modern and contemporary fiction
Religious & spiritual fiction
Narrative theme: Interior life
Narrative theme: Identity / belonging
Narrative theme: Death, grief, loss
Narrative theme: Coming of age
Relating to preteen / tween years
Relating to Jewish people & groups
Relating to Christian people & groups
Relating to people with hearing disabilities or impairments
Relating to people on the autism spectrum
Literary fiction; holocaust survivors; intergenerational trauma; orphaned child; deaf child; child on the spectrum; Jewish family; fascination with Catholicism; the power of stories; the power of names; absurd stories; eccentric characters; egregiously bad parenting; pataphysics; erroneous physics; ghosts; creative life force; internal monologues; post humanism; Beatles worship; Coltrane religion; troubled child; creative child; angry child; female protagonist; black humor; absurdist humor; cod religion:Chelonialism; eccentric philosophical musings; turtles all the way DOWN; turtles all the way UP; turtles all the way IN; turtles all the way OUT; turtles in ALL infinitely emerging dimensions