Swamplandia! Characters

Karen Russell
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Ava Bigtree

Ava Bigtree is the youngest daughter of Sam and Hilola Bigtree. She was the sister of Kiwi and Osceola. She was the main character and narrator of a good deal of the novel. Ava was the Bigtree sibling that most wanted to carry on her parents’ amusement park. She enjoyed working with the alligators and aspired to win the same alligator wrestling contest her mother had won as a teenager. She believed if she could win the competition she could take over her mother’s spot as headliner for the amusement park and bring the park back to its former popularity. After Kiwi got a job on the mainland and the Chief went to find investors for the park Ava was basically left alone on the island with her sister, Ossie. The two girls happened to see a dredge that had floated up to their island. While...

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