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The mars room : a novel / Rachel Kushner.

Kushner, Rachel, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 15 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

Current holds

6 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC KUS (Text) 35146002093714 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/02/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476756554 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 338 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Women prisoners > Fiction.

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