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I was reading a review of Southern writers in the New York Times about a week ago and came across three names David Woodrell, Michael Farris Smith and Ms Claudia Zuluaga Since I tend to like the dark side of literature and I already had read Woodrell, I decided to read Ms Zuluaga s book because it seemed like a short read, 228 pages.Nietzsche coined the phrase What does not kill you, makes you stronger and this book is an elegant reflection on that theme Ida, a downtrodden 24 year old fro I was reading a review of Southern writers in the New York Times about a week ago and came across three names David Woodrell, Michael Farris Smith and Ms Claudia Zuluaga Since I tend to like the dark side of literature and I already had read Woodrell, I decided to read Ms Zuluaga s book because it seemed like a short read, 228 pages.Nietzsche coined th [[ READ EPUB ]] ⇷ Fort Starlight ↞ Broke And Stranded In A Half Finished Tract House In A Swamp, Ida Overdorff Discovers The Strange Community Around Her A Millionaire Living In A Tree House, Two Feral Child Thieves Ida Clings To Her Dream Of Returning To New York While Weathering Storms Both Meteorological And Emotional, And Comes To Understand That Nobody S Luck Even Hers Is All BadClaudia Zuluaga S Fiction Has Appeared In Narrative Magazine, Lost Magazine, JMWW, Linnaean Street, And The Best Of The Web Series Zuluaga Is A Lecturer In The English Department At John Jay College Of Criminal Justice CUNY In New York City Oh man This book is so freaking good It s got so much of what I love in a book I could have read it in one sitting if I d been allowed but instead I had to read it in two days It is beautiful, heartfelt, harrowing, and funny The case of characters do not let you down and the ending will leave you weeping but in a good way It is very much a book of place but in a way that place brings certain types of people together, and I love that I love it I loved Ida I loved the boys I loved them Oh man This book is so freaking good It s got so much of what I love in a book I could have read it in one sitting if I d been allowed but instead I had to read it in two days It is beautiful, heartfelt, harrowing, and funny The case of characters do not let you down and the ending will leave you weeping but in a good way It is very much a book of place but in a way that place brings certain types of peopl Thank you, Robert, for finding this gem I would normally give it 4 stars but I think I will be thinking of these people for a very long time Lovely to spend a very cold afternoon in Southern Florida with all the heat and mosquitoes and lizards and..Great to come back to this beaut Captivating story, interesting characters I loved reading this. The perfect read So beautiful and completely satisfying. OMG I loved this book I haven t gotten around to write a review because I m an unwitting luddite and am only now learning how to even use Goodreads , but I saw that this book is a semi finalist for a first novel prize, and decided it was time The book is atmospheric The minute you open it you step into the swampy not so perfect Florida where the polish has come off the promise once offered by a fly by night real estate developer While the development is unable to flourish, the people who ha OMG I loved this book I haven t gotten around to write a review because I m an unwitting luddite and am only now learning how to even use Goodreads , but I saw that this book is a semi finalist for a first novel prize, and decided it was time The book is atmospheric The minute you open it you step into the swampy not so perfect Florida where the polish has come off the promise once offered by a fly by night real estate developer While the development is unable to flou Ida s search for real estate salvation sets Fort Starlight in motion, and her journey to Florida puts her in the way of other seekers of the Sunshine State s dubious promise Even in the wreckage of failed property development and environmental drama, Ida and those she encounters forge a new and unexpected community stronger than any duplicitous money making scheme Zuluaga tells a great story, and she also expertly balances poignant storytelling with evocative descriptions of Florida s inherent Ida s search for real estate salvation sets Fort Starlight in motion, and her journey to Florida puts her in the way of other seekers of the Sunshine State s dubious promise Even in the wreckage of failed property development and environmental drama, Ida and those she encounters forge a new and unexpected community stronger than any duplicitous money maki I hesitate to call Fort Starlight charming, because that evokes a kind of story that this isn t The characters are rough around the edges and know it Yet I feel like these people are friends I m sorry I liked the book a great deal Ms Zuluaga painted a lush and beautiful setting and populated it with interesting characters.Writers will also be happy to know that the book offers a number of lessons in craft