ISBN 9781785031335,Find Me

Find Me

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ISBN 9781785031335
Publisher

Del Rey

Publication Year 2015
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781785031335

ISBN-10 1785031333
Binding

Paparback

Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Contemporary Fiction

Things I will never forget - my name, my made-up birthday. The dark of the Hospital at night. My mothers face, when she was young. Things other people will forget - where they come from, how old they are, the faces of the people they love. The right words for bowl and sunshine. What is a beginning and what is an end. Joy spends her days working the graveyard shift at a store outside Boston and nursing an addiction to cough syrup, an attempt to suppress her troubled past. But when a sickness that begins with silver blisters and memory loss and ends with death sweeps the country, Joy, for the first time in her life, seems to have an advantage, she is immune. At once a hauntingly beautiful portrayal of a dystopian future and a powerful exploration of loneliness.

About the Author

Laura van den Berg
 was raised in Florida. Her first collection of short stories, What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and a finalist for the Frank OConnor International Short Story Award. Her second collection of stories, The Isle of Youth, received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Find Me is her first novel. She lives in the Boston area.
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