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The Mars room : a novel

Author: Rachel Kushner
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
It's 2003 and Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility, deep in California's Central Valley. Outside is the world from which she has been severed: the San Francisco of her youth and her young son, Jackson. Inside is a new reality: thousands of women hustling for the bare essentials needed to survive; the bluffing and pageantry and casual acts of violence  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery and detective fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Kushner
ISBN: 9781476756554 1476756554 9781476756585 1476756589 9781910702680 1910702684
OCLC Number: 1006798259
Notes: "May 2018"--Title page verso.
Awards: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, 2018.
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction Longlist, 2019
NPR Best Books, 2018
Description: 338 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Kushner.
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**LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018****THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**'Kushner is one of our most outstanding modern writers.' STYLIST'More knowing about prison life [than Orange Is The New  Read more...


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"It is an unforgettable novel, and leaves the reader in no doubt that Kushner is one of America's greatest living authors." * Daily Telegraph * "One of the greatest novels I have read in years. Her Read more...

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