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Shelter in place / Alexander Maksik.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FPB MAK SHE (Text) 34207002023613 Adult Fiction PB Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City FICTION MAKSIK (Text) 30403002199404 Adult - Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1609453646
  • ISBN: 9781609453640
  • Physical Description: 388 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Europa Editions, 2016.

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Summary, etc.:
Shelter in Place is a stylish literary novel about the hereditary nature of mental illness, the fleeting intensity of youth, the obligations of family, and the consequences of love. Joseph March, a twenty-one-year-old working class kid from Seattle, has just graduated from college and his future beckons, unencumbered, limitless, magnificent. Joe's life implodes when he starts to suffer the symptoms of bipolar disorder, and, not long after, his mother, Anne-Marie March, beats a stranger to death with a hammer. Joe moves to White Pine, Washington, Where Anne-Marie is serving time and his father has set up house. He is followed by Tess Wolff, a fiercely independent woman with whom he is in love. Meanwhile, Joe's mother is gradually being transformed into a national heroine. Many see her crime as a furious, exasperated act of righteous rebellion. Tess, too, is under her spell. Spurred on by Anne-Marie's example, she enlists Joe in a plan that will forever change their lives. Maksik sings of modern America's battered soul and of the lacerating emotions that make us human. Magnetic and masterfully told, Shelter in Place is about the things we are willing to die for, and those we're willing to kill for.
Subject: Manic-depressive persons > Fiction.
Northwest, Pacific > Fiction.

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