Pretty Goblins (Paperback)

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Description


From holding hands in the womb to holding each other's hair back when they puked, twins Laura and Lizzie grew up only having each other. They couldn't count on their practically feral mom, absent dad, or even the boys they liked. They're polar opposites--Laura's reserved while Lizzie's reckless--but their shared mischievous giggles and dreams for the future kept them going. One day, Laura finds a familiar book of poems in Lizzie's apartment and is dragged through their turbulent past. Together, the sisters relive their complicated history in an effort to make sense of the present. Framed by the beauty of a well-loved poem, this story of ferocious sisterhood, addiction, and the aftermath of trauma will leave howls echoing in your ears.

About the Author


Beth Graham is a playwright and an actor. She was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for Drama in 2015 for her play The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble. Other plays include Icarus Air, Working It Out, and A Life in the Day. Other collaborations include The Drowning Girls, written with Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic, Mules, and The Last Train, both written with Daniela Vlaskalic. Beth is a graduate of the University of Alberta's BFA acting program. She lives in Edmonton.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780369101297
ISBN-10: 0369101294
Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press
Publication Date: May 4th, 2021
Pages: 96
Language: English