Summary

With her business a shambles, her husband out of his job, and toddler Frankie suddenly tongue-tied, Georgia decides they should start anew in her hometown, Miami, FL. All goes well until the reason behind Frankies silence emerges. Daniels Stiltsville was a cult favorite that won the PEN/Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.


In Sea Creatures, a riveting domestic drama by Susanna Daniel, a mother must make the unthinkable choice between her husband and her son. When Georgia Qullian returns to her hometown of Miami, her toddler and husband in tow, she is hoping for a fresh start. They have left Illinois trailing scandal and disappointment in their wake, fallout from her husbands severe sleep disorder. For months, their three-year-old son has refused to speak a word. On a whim, Georgia takes a job as an errand runner for a reclusive artist and is surprised at how her life changes dramatically. But soon the familys challenges return, more complicated than before. Late that summer, as a hurricane bears down on South Florida, Georgia must face the fact that her decisions have put her only child in grave danger.Sea Creatures is a mesmerizing exploration of the high stakes of marriage and parenthood.