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The Golden State

Author: Lydia Kiesling
Publisher: New York : MCD, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Picador editionView all editions and formats
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In Lydia Kiesling's debut novel, we accompany Daphne, a young mother on the edge of a breakdown, as she flees her sensible but strained life in San Francisco for the high desert of Altavista with her toddler, Honey. Bucking under the weight of being a single parent--her Turkish husband is unable to return to the United States because of a "processing error"--Daphne takes refuge in a mobile home left to her by her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Political fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Kiesling
ISBN: 9781250238115 1250238110
OCLC Number: 1076510289
Description: 292 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Lydia Kiesling.

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In Lydia Kiesling's debut novel, we accompany Daphne, a young mother on the edge of a breakdown, as she flees her sensible but strained life in San Francisco for the high desert of Altavista with her toddler, Honey. Bucking under the weight of being a single parent--her Turkish husband is unable to return to the United States because of a "processing error"--Daphne takes refuge in a mobile home left to her by her grandparents in hopes that the quiet will bring clarity.

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