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Waiting for Eden

Author: Elliot Ackerman
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Eden Malcom lies in a bed, unable to move or to speak, imprisoned in his own mind. His wife Mary spends every day on the sofa in his hospital room. He has never even met their young daughter. And he will never again see the friend and fellow soldier who didn't make it back home--and who narrates the novel. But on Christmas, the one day Mary is not at his bedside, Eden's re-ordered consciousness comes flickering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ackerman, Elliot.
Waiting for Eden.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018
(DLC) 2017061818
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot Ackerman
ISBN: 9781101947395 110194739X
OCLC Number: 1014006647
Notes: A Borzoi book--Title page verso.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)
Description: 173 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Elliot Ackerman.

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Eden Malcom lies in a bed, unable to move or to speak, imprisoned in his own mind. His wife Mary spends every day on the sofa in his hospital room. He has never even met their young daughter. And he will never again see the friend and fellow soldier who didn't make it back home--and who narrates the novel. But on Christmas, the one day Mary is not at his bedside, Eden's re-ordered consciousness comes flickering alive. As he begins to find a way to communicate, some troubling truths about his marriage--and about his life before he went to war--come to the surface.

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