Creatures Summary
Crissy Van Meter

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Creatures Overview

Crissy Van Meter's literary novel Creatures explores the life of a young woman named Evie, who lives on the rural Winter Island, just off the coast of California. After being abandoned by her mother at an early age, Evie experiences significant emotional wounds while being raised by her erratic father, and finds these wounds resurfacing many years later in her marriage to Liam. This novel explores the themes of ocean life, emotional neglect, and absent parental figures, among others.