The Resource The Mars Room [Book Club kit], Rachel Kushner

The Mars Room [Book Club kit], Rachel Kushner

Label
The Mars Room [Book Club kit]
Title
The Mars Room [Book Club kit]
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Kushner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 by guards and prisoners alike; and the deadpan absurdities of institutional living, which Kushner evokes with great humor and precision. Stunning and unsentimental, The Mars Room demonstrates new levels of mastery and depth in Kushner's work. It is audacious and tragic, propulsive and yet beautifully refined
Awards note
The Man Booker Prize 2018, Shortlisted.
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Kushner, Rachel
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Reformatories for women
  • Female offenders
  • Mothers and sons
  • Interpersonal relations
Label
The Mars Room [Book Club kit], Rachel Kushner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
340 pages
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Publisher number
  • 9780099589969BK
  • 0099589966BK
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The Mars Room [Book Club kit], Rachel Kushner
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
340 pages
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Publisher number
  • 9780099589969BK
  • 0099589966BK
Specific material designation
regular print

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