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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F Gum (Text) 32604000224915 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC GUM (Text) 37323005405454 FICTION Available -
Spencer Co PL - Marylee Vogel Branch (Richland) FIC GUM (Text) 70741100106001 Adult Fiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library FIC GUM (Text) 70741000151144 Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781944211554
  • Physical Description: 237 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's, [2018]

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At 28 years old, Eli "Berg" Koenisberg has never encountered a challenge he couldn't push through, until a head injury leaves him with lingering headaches and a weakness for opiates. Berg moves to a remote Northern California town, seeking space and time to recover, but soon finds himself breaking into homes in search of pills. Addled by addiction and chronic pain, Berg meets Alejandro, a reclusive, master boatbuilder, and begins to see a path forward. Alejandro offers Berg honest labor, but more than this, he offers him a new approach to his suffering, a template for survival amid intense pain. Nurtured by his friendship with Alejandro and aided, too, by the comradeship of many in Talinas, Berg begins to return to himself.
Subject: Brain > Concussion > Fiction.
Addicts > Fiction.
Drug addiction > Fiction.

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